Job prospects Hardener - Optical Instruments Manufacturing near Sherbrooke (QC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities near Sherbrooke (QC). These trends also apply to people working as a hardener - optical instruments manufacturing.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was very poor over the past few years (2018-2020). There were far more workers available than job openings.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

hardener - optical instruments manufacturing
Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities (NOC 9619) in the Estrie region for the 2021-2023 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities in the Estrie region:

  • Approximately 270 people work in this occupation.
  • Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 19%
    • Furniture and related product manufacturing (NAICS 337): 17%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 12%
    • Plastics and rubber products manufacturing (NAICS 326): 10%
    • Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 8%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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