Job prospects Mechanical Engineer near Longueuil (QC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Mechanical engineers near Longueuil (QC). These trends also apply to people working as a mechanical engineer.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2018-2020). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

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Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Mechanical engineers (NOC 2132) in the Montérégie region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions. Part of this growth is attributable to the recovery of losses suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Mechanical engineers in the Montérégie region:

  • Approximately 1,440 people work in this occupation.
  • Mechanical engineers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 28%
    • Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 22%
    • Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 6%
    • Electrical equipment, appliance and component manufacturing (NAICS 335): 5%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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