Job outlook Apprentice Industrial Painter And Decorator near Vancouver (BC)

The job outlook for an apprentice industrial painter and decorator working near Vancouver (BC) is fair over the next 3 years. This outlook is applicable to all Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) (NOC 7294).

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

apprentice industrial painter and decorator
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) (NOC 7294) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2018-2020 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Here are some key facts about Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 5,520 people work in this occupation.
  • Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 89%

Job opportunities in British Columbia

The job outlook for an apprentice industrial painter and decorator working in British Columbia is fair over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) (NOC 7294) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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