Job prospects Fish Plant Worker near Miramichi (NB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Fish and seafood plant workers near Miramichi (NB). These trends also apply to people working as a fish plant worker.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

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

fish plant worker
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Fish and seafood plant workers (NOC 9463) in the Campbellton - Miramichi region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
  • Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Here are some key facts about Fish and seafood plant workers in the Campbellton - Miramichi region:

  • Approximately 440 people work in this occupation.
  • Fish and seafood plant workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 85%
    • Fishing, hunting and trapping (NAICS 114): 7%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 7%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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