Job prospects Carpenter near Calgary (AB)

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

Current and future job prospects

Note: These outlooks were updated on November 29th, 2023. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Labour shortage

Over the past few years (2021-2023), there was a labour shortage for Carpenters near Calgary (AB). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

Moderate

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

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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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Labour Market Information Survey
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