Job prospects Cook in New Brunswick
Job opportunities for Cooks (NOC 6322) are limited in New Brunswick over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a cook.
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 New Brunswick
The employment outlook will be limited for Cooks (NOC 6322) in New Brunswick for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
- Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
- High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
- Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.
Here are some key facts about Cooks in the New Brunswick region:
- Approximately 4,750 people work in this occupation.
- Cooks mainly work in the following sectors:
- Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 71%
- Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623): 8%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 70% compared to 83% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 30% compared to 17% for all occupations
- 49% of cooks work all year, while 51% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 28 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
- Less than 5% of cooks are self-employed compared to an average of 8% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in New Brunswick by economic region.
|Campbellton–Miramichi Region||Limited Limited|
|Edmundston–Woodstock Region||Limited Limited|
|Moncton–Richibucto Region||Limited Limited|
|Saint John–St. Stephen Region||Limited Limited|
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Job prospects elsewhere in Canada
We expect that the labour supply and demand for Cooks (NOC 6322) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.
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