Job prospects Non-destructive Inspector in Manitoba

Job opportunities for Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians (NOC 2261) are good in Manitoba over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a non-destructive inspector.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Job opportunities in Manitoba

non-destructive inspector
Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be good for Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians (NOC 2261) in Manitoba for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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 Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 23%
    • Other transportation and warehousing (NAICS 482-483, 486, 487, 493): 19%
    • Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 19%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211): 8%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 92% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 8% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 80% of non-destructive testers and inspection technicians work all year, while 20% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 35 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • 7% of non-destructive testers and inspection technicians are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Manitoba by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Interlake Region Undetermined Undetermined
    North Central Region Undetermined Undetermined
    North Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Parklands Region Undetermined Undetermined
    South Central Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Southeast Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Southwest Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Winnipeg Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians (NOC 2261) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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