Job prospects Carpenter near Calgary (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Carpenters" near Calgary (AB) or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Recent trends

Labour surplus

Over the past few years (2019-2021), there was a labour surplus for Carpenters near Calgary (AB). There were more workers available than job openings in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects


The employment outlook will be moderate for Carpenters (NOC 72310) in the Calgary region for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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 Carpenters in the Calgary region:

  • Approximately 5,120 people work in this occupation.
  • Carpenters mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 87%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

Find out what will be the job prospects for Carpenters across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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