Job prospects Carpenter near Saanich (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Carpenters near Saanich (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a carpenter.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

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Outlook over the next 3 years
Limited Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Carpenters (NOC 7271) in the Vancouver Island and Coast region 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 Carpenters in the Vancouver Island and Coast region:

  • Approximately 4,320 people work in this occupation.
  • Carpenters mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 90%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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