Job prospects Cook in the Saint John–St. Stephen Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Cooks in the Saint John–St. Stephen Region. 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 from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was good over the past few years (2019-2021). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Cooks (NOC 6322) in the Saint John - St. Stephen region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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.
  • 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 Saint John - St. Stephen region:

  • Approximately 1,000 people work in this occupation.
  • Cooks mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 63%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623): 22%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 5%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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