Job prospects Boilermaker in the Edmonton Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Boilermakers in the Edmonton Region. These trends also apply to people working as a boilermaker.

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

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 prospects

Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Boilermakers (NOC 7234) in the Edmonton region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new 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 Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 690 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Boilermakers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 35%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 26%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 8%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211, 213): 7%
    • Petroleum and coal product manufacturing (NAICS 324): 5%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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