Job prospects Freight Elevator Operator near Halifax (NS)

Explore current and future job prospects for Other service support occupations, n.e.c. near Halifax (NS). These trends also apply to people working as a freight elevator operator.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

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

freight elevator operator
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other service support occupations, n.e.c. (NOC 6742) in the Halifax region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • Several 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 Other service support occupations, n.e.c. in the Halifax region:

  • Approximately 500 people work in this occupation.
  • Other service support occupations, n.e.c. mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 30%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 18%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 12%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 9%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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