Job prospects Food Technologist in Saskatchewan
Job opportunities for Chemical technologists and technicians (NOC 2211) are limited in Saskatchewan over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a food technologist.
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.
Job opportunities in Saskatchewan
The employment outlook will be limited for Chemical technologists and technicians (NOC 2211) in Saskatchewan for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
- A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Chemical technologists and technicians in the Saskatchewan region:
- Approximately 500 people work in this occupation.
- Chemical technologists and technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
- Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 15%
- Mining and quarrying (NAICS 212): 12%
- Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 12%
- Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 10%
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 81% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 19% for all occupations
- 63% of chemical technologists and technicians work all year, while 37% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 32 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- Less than 5% of chemical technologists and technicians are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in Saskatchewan by economic region.
|Northern Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Prince Albert Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Regina–Moose Mountain Region||Limited Limited|
|Saskatoon–Biggar Region||Limited Limited|
|Swift Current–Moose Jaw Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Yorkton–Melville Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
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Job prospects elsewhere in Canada
We expect that the labour supply and demand for Chemical technologists and technicians (NOC 2211) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.
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