Job prospects Aquaculture Technician in the Kingston–Pembroke Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Biological technologists and technicians in the Kingston–Pembroke 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.

Recent trends


We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

aquaculture technician
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Biological technologists and technicians (NOC 2221) in the Kingston - Pembroke 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Biological technologists and technicians in the Kingston - Pembroke region:

  • Approximately 90 people work in this occupation.
  • Biological technologists and technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 23%
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 13%
    • Forestry and logging and fishing, hunting and trapping (NAICS 113, 114, 1153): 11%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 10%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 9%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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