Job prospects Denture Technician in British Columbia

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "denture technician" was moved from the group Denturists (NOC 3221) to the group Denturists (NOC 32110).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "denture technician" in British Columbia or Canada.

Job opportunities in British Columbia

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

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Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be good for Denturists (NOC 3221) in British Columbia for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

Here are some key facts about Denturists in British Columbia:

  • Approximately 250 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Denturists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 60%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 40%
  • 54% of denturists work all year, while 46% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 42 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 60% of denturists are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 74% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 26% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: n/a
    • high school diploma or equivalent: n/a
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 10% compared to 9% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 82% compared to 23% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: less than 5% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 10% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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