Job prospects Boilermaker in Saskatchewan

Job opportunities for Boilermakers (NOC 7234) are limited in Saskatchewan over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a boilermaker.

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.

Job opportunities in Saskatchewan

boilermaker
Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Boilermakers (NOC 7234) in Saskatchewan for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Boilermakers in the Saskatchewan region:

  • Approximately 200 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Boilermakers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 31%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 24%
    • Mining and quarrying (NAICS 212): 12%
    • Petroleum and coal product manufacturing (NAICS 324): 12%
    • Religious, grant-making, civic, and professional and similar organizations (NAICS 813): 7%
  • 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
  • 26% of boilermakers work all year, while 74% 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 31 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of boilermakers 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 Undetermined Undetermined
    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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