Job prospects Baker in the Saint John–St. Stephen Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Bakers in the Saint John–St. Stephen Region. These trends also apply to people working as a baker.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Bakers (NOC 6332) in the Saint John - St. Stephen region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Bakers in the Saint John - St. Stephen region:

  • Approximately 210 people work in this occupation.
  • Bakers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 38%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 28%
    • Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 22%
    • Accommodation services (NAICS 721): 11%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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