Job prospects Cook in Yukon
Job opportunities for Cooks (NOC 6322) are good in Yukon 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 Yukon
The employment outlook will be good for Cooks (NOC 6322) in Yukon for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new 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 may vary depending on the time of the year.
Here are some key facts about Cooks in the Yukon region:
- Approximately 350 people work in this occupation.
- Cooks mainly work in the following sectors:
- Tourism & Culture (NAICS 51, 71-72): 57%
- Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 14%
- Health care and social services (NAICS 62): 10%
- Educational services (NAICS 61): 5%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 87% compared to 82% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 13% compared to 18% for all occupations
- 42% of cooks work all year, while 58% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 29 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
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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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