Job prospects Non-destructive Inspector in the Red Deer Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians in the Red Deer Region. These trends also apply 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.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2018-2020). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

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Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be fair for Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians (NOC 2261) in the Red Deer region for the 2021-2023 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 Red Deer region:

  • Approximately 290 people work in this occupation.
  • Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 52%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 9%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 9%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 5%
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 5%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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