Job prospects Aquaculture Technician in the Hamilton–Niagara Peninsula Region
Explore current and future job prospects for Biological technologists and technicians in the Hamilton–Niagara Peninsula Region. These trends also apply to people working as an aquaculture technician.
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.
The prospect of finding work in this occupation was poor over the past few years (2016-2018). There were more workers available than job openings.
The employment outlook will be fair for Biological technologists and technicians (NOC 2221) in the Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula 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 Biological technologists and technicians in the Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula region:
- Approximately 180 people work in this occupation.
- Biological technologists and technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 24%
- Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 12%
- Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 12%
- Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
- Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 7%
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