Job prospects Ironworker in Manitoba

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

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 Manitoba

ironworker
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Ironworkers (NOC 7236) in Manitoba for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 2016.
  • Ironworkers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 75%
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 10%
    • Primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 331): 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 Fair Fair
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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