Job prospects Non-destructive Inspector in the Calgary Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians in the Calgary 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 very poor over the past few years (2018-2020). There were far more workers available than job openings.

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 Calgary 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 Calgary region:

  • Approximately 560 people work in this occupation.
  • Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 44%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 12%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 9%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211, 213): 7%
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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