Job prospects Autobody Repairer in Manitoba

Job opportunities for Motor vehicle body repairers (NOC 7322) are fair in Manitoba over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as an autobody repairer.

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.

Job opportunities in Manitoba

autobody repairer
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Motor vehicle body repairers (NOC 7322) in Manitoba for the 2019-2021 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 Motor vehicle body repairers in the Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 1,500 people work in this occupation.
  • Motor vehicle body repairers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Repair and maintenance (NAICS 811): 83%
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 10%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 95% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 5% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 73% of motor vehicle body repairers work all year, while 27% 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 32 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • 17% of motor vehicle body repairers are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Manitoba by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Interlake Region Fair Fair
    North Central Region Limited Limited
    North Region Fair Fair
    Parklands Region Fair Fair
    South Central Region Limited Limited
    Southeast Region Fair Fair
    Southwest Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Winnipeg Region Fair Fair
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Motor vehicle body repairers (NOC 7322) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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