Job prospects Fish Plant Worker near Charlottetown (PE)
Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Fish and seafood plant workers" near Charlottetown (PE) or Canada.
Current and future job prospects
Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.
Recent trends from the past 3 years
The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.
Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology
Job outlook over the next 3 years
The employment outlook will be good for Fish and seafood plant workers (NOC 9463) in Prince Edward Island for the 2022-2024 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
- A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
- High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
- Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities may vary depending on the time of the year.
Here are some key facts about Fish and seafood plant workers in Prince Edward Island:
- Approximately 300 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): 82%
- Fishing, hunting and trapping (NAICS 114): 12%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 78% compared to 83% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 22% compared to 17% for all occupations
- 13% of fish and seafood plant workers work all year, while 87% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 23 weeks compared to 27 weeks for all occupations.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 46% compared to 51% for all occupations
- Women: 54% compared to 49% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- no high school diploma: 39% compared to 14% for all occupations
- high school diploma or equivalent: 38% compared to 28% for all occupations
- apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 8% compared to 8% for all occupations
- college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 9% compared to 28% for all occupations
- bachelor's degree: less than 5% compared to 15% for all occupations
- university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 7% for all occupations
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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