Job prospects User Support Technician near Edmonton (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for User support technicians near Edmonton (AB). These trends also apply to people working as an user support technician.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

user support technician
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for User support technicians (NOC 2282) in the Edmonton region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about User support technicians in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 2,490 people work in this occupation.
  • User support technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 23%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 13%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 11%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 9%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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