Job prospects Fish Plant Worker near Saint John (NB)

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Fish and seafood plant workers" near Saint John (NB) or across Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note: These outlooks were updated on November 29th, 2023. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Balanced

Over the past few years (2021-2023), the labour market was balanced for Fish and seafood plant workers near Saint John (NB). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

Good

The employment outlook will be good for Fish and seafood plant workers (NOC 94142) in the Saint John - St. Stephen region for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Additional information is available at the provincial level.

Here are some key facts about Fish and seafood plant workers in the Saint John - St. Stephen region:

  • Approximately 270 people worked in this occupation in May 2021.
  • Fish and seafood plant workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 77%
    • Paper manufacturing (NAICS 322): 9%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 7%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Fish and seafood plant workers across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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