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Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers  (NOC 9462)
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region
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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region as well as in the rest of the Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23

For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers (NOC 9462) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat 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.

Here are some key facts about Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region:

  • Approximately 1,400 people work in this occupation.
  • Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): more than 95%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 16% compared to 16% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 68% compared to 64% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 16% compared to 20% for all occupations

Local Labour Market News

Week of Apr 10 - Apr 14, 2017 Week of Apr 03 - Apr 07, 2017 Week of Mar 20 - Mar 24, 2017 Week of Mar 13 - Mar 17, 2017
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