Job prospects Cook near Red Deer (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Cooks near Red Deer (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a cook.

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

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Cooks (NOC 6322) in the Red Deer 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 a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Cooks in the Red Deer region:

  • Approximately 1,730 people work in this occupation.
  • Cooks mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 80%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 9%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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