Job prospects Non-destructive Inspection Tester near Edmonton (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians" near Edmonton (AB) or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

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

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Labour surplus

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was poor over the past few years (2019-2021). There were more workers available than job openings.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be moderate for Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians (NOC 2261) in the Edmonton region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new 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 Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 1,180 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 57%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 12%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 7%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211, 213): 6%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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