Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (NOC 7321) in the Annapolis Valley region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment is expected to decline.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
- Employee turnover in this occupation is high, which could generate additional employment opportunities.
Here are some key facts about Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers in the Annapolis Valley region:
- Approximately 710 people work in this occupation.
- Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 42%
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 11%
- Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 10%
- Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 9%
- Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 8%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 80% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 17% compared to 21% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2017
- Sailor Bup's Barbershop will open a location at the Cornwallis Inn, Kentville, in August 2017. The business has three locations in the Halifax metro area as well.
- Wheaton's reopened its store in Berwick in May 2017, replacing the retail chain's original location that burnt to the ground a year before. The store employed 18 workers prior to the fire, and most have returned.
- Centreville Kwik-Way & Diner will close at the beginning of February 2017, resulting in 12 job losses
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