Job prospects Non-destructive Inspector in Saskatchewan

Job opportunities for Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians (NOC 2261) are fair in Saskatchewan 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 Saskatchewan

non-destructive inspector
Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be fair for Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians (NOC 2261) in Saskatchewan 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 Saskatchewan region:

  • Approximately 300 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 34%
    • Primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 331): 17%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 8%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 53% of non-destructive testers and inspection technicians work all year, while 47% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 36 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 12% of non-destructive testers and inspection technicians are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Saskatchewan by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Northern Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Prince Albert Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Regina–Moose Mountain Region Good Good
    Saskatoon–Biggar Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Swift Current–Moose Jaw Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Yorkton–Melville 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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