Job outlook Laser Beam Machine-welder Operator near Vancouver (BC)
The job outlook for a laser beam machine-welder operator working near Vancouver (BC) is good over the next 3 years. This outlook is applicable to all Welders and related machine operators (NOC 7237).
Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)
The employment outlook will be good for Welders and related machine operators (NOC 7237) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
- Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Welders and related machine operators in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:
- Approximately 5,120 people work in this occupation.
- Welders and related machine operators mainly work in the following sectors:
- Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 21%
- Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 19%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 17%
- Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 11%
- Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 7%
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