Job prospects Cook in Saskatchewan
Job opportunities for Cooks (NOC 6322) are fair in Saskatchewan over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable 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.
Job opportunities in Saskatchewan
The employment outlook will be fair for Cooks (NOC 6322) in Saskatchewan for the 2021-2023 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
- A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Pandemic related labour shortages and above average turnover rates may raise job opportunities for this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Cooks in the Saskatchewan region:
- Approximately 6,000 people work in this occupation.
- Cooks mainly work in the following sectors:
- Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 68%
- Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623): 8%
- Accommodation services (NAICS 721): 6%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 70% compared to 81% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 30% compared to 19% for all occupations
- 51% of cooks work all year, while 49% 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 29 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- Less than 5% of cooks are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in Saskatchewan by economic region.
|Northern Region||Good Good|
|Prince Albert Region||Good Good|
|Regina–Moose Mountain Region||Good Good|
|Saskatoon–Biggar Region||Fair Fair|
|Swift Current–Moose Jaw Region||Good Good|
|Yorkton–Melville Region||Good Good|
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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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