Job prospects Tool And Die Maker in Manitoba

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "tool and die maker" in Manitoba or Canada.

Job opportunities in Manitoba

Note: These outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). Learn more about our methodology.

Prospects over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be limited for Tool and die makers (NOC 7232) in Manitoba for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some 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 Manitoba:

  • Approximately 150 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Tool and die makers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 32%
    • Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 15%
    • Printing and related support activities (NAICS 323): 8%
    • Plastics and rubber products manufacturing (NAICS 326): 7%
    • Chemical manufacturing (NAICS 325): 5%
  • 81% of tool and die makers work all year, while 19% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 45 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • 11% of tool and die makers are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 94% compared to 53% for all occupations
    • Women: 6% compared to 47% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 18% compared to 14% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 26% compared to 31% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 16% compared to 8% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 28% compared to 23% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 5% compared to 17% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 5% compared to 7% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

Explore job prospects in Manitoba by economic region.


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Location Job prospects
Interlake Region Undetermined
North Central Region Undetermined
North Region Undetermined
Parklands Region Undetermined
South Central Region Undetermined
Southeast Region Undetermined
Southwest Region Undetermined
Winnipeg Region Moderate

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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