Job prospects Quality Assurance Manager - Cannabis in Alberta

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "Quality assurance manager - cannabis" was moved from the group Architecture and science managers (NOC 0212) to the group Architecture and science managers (NOC 20011).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "Quality assurance manager - cannabis" in Alberta or Canada.

Job opportunities in Alberta

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Quality assurance manager - cannabis
Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Architecture and science managers (NOC 0212) in Alberta for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Architecture and science managers in Alberta:

  • Approximately 1,000 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Architecture and science managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 25%
    • Universities (NAICS 6113): 13%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 10%
  • 74% of architecture and science managers work all year, while 26% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 39 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 8% of architecture and science managers are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 63% compared to 54% for all occupations
    • Women: 38% compared to 46% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: less than 5% compared to 28% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: less than 5% compared to 10% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 25% compared to 24% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 35% compared to 18% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 37% compared to 8% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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