Job prospects Apprentice Industrial Painter And Decorator near Edmonton (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) near Edmonton (AB). These trends also apply to people working as an apprentice industrial painter and decorator.

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.

Recent trends

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2018-2020). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

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Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be fair for Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) (NOC 7294) in the Edmonton region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 2,130 people work in this occupation.
  • Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 90%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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