Job prospects Tool And Die Maker in Alberta
Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "tool and die maker" in Alberta or Canada.
Job opportunities in Alberta
Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.
Prospects over the next 3 years
The employment outlook will be moderate for Tool and die makers (NOC 7232) in Alberta for the 2022-2024 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
- Several 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 Tool and die makers in Alberta:
- Approximately 250 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
- Tool and die makers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Repair and maintenance (NAICS 811): 24%
- Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 15%
- Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 11%
- Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 8%
- Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211): 7%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 93% compared to 81% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 7% compared to 19% for all occupations
- 69% of tool and die makers work all year, while 31% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 35 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- 16% of tool and die makers are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 95% compared to 54% for all occupations
- Women: 5% compared to 46% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- no high school diploma: 17% compared to 12% for all occupations
- high school diploma or equivalent: 37% compared to 28% for all occupations
- apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 18% compared to 10% for all occupations
- college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 23% compared to 24% for all occupations
- bachelor's degree: less than 5% compared to 18% for all occupations
- university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: n/a
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in Alberta by economic region.
|Athabasca–Grande Prairie–Peace River Region|
|Banff–Jasper–Rocky Mountain House Region|
|Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region|
|Red Deer Region|
|Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region|
Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology
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