Job prospects Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) (except Avionics) in the Thompson–Okanagan Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors in the Thompson–Okanagan Region. These trends also apply to people working as an aircraft maintenance engineer (AME) (except avionics).

Note that the current 2019-2021 employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. We are working to update this information as soon as possible. In the meantime, visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation. You can also read our newly updated sectoral profiles to learn about recent developments for key economic sectors in your region.

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

aircraft maintenance engineer (AME) (except avionics)
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors (NOC 7315) in the Thompson - Okanagan region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors in the Thompson - Okanagan region:

  • Approximately 410 people work in this occupation.
  • Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 85%
    • Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 10%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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