Job prospects Ironworker in Manitoba

Job opportunities for Ironworkers (NOC 7236) are limited in Manitoba over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as an ironworker.

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 Manitoba

ironworker
Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Ironworkers (NOC 7236) in Manitoba 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.

Here are some key facts about Ironworkers in the Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 300 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Ironworkers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 50%
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 19%
    • Religious, grant-making, civic, and professional and similar organizations (NAICS 813): 10%
    • Other transportation and warehousing (NAICS 482-483, 486, 487, 493): 7%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 95% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 5% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 38% of ironworkers work all year, while 62% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% 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.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Manitoba by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Interlake Region Undetermined Undetermined
    North Central Region Undetermined Undetermined
    North Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Parklands Region Undetermined Undetermined
    South Central Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Southeast Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Southwest Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Winnipeg Region Limited Limited
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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