Job outlook Ironworker near Vancouver (BC)

The job outlook for an ironworker working near Vancouver (BC) is good over the next 3 years. This outlook is applicable to all Ironworkers (NOC 7236).

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

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Outlook over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Ironworkers (NOC 7236) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region 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 a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Ironworkers in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 1,940 people work in this occupation.
  • Ironworkers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 73%
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 14%

Job opportunities in British Columbia

The job outlook for an ironworker working in British Columbia is good over the next 3 years.

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