Job prospects Chemist near Calgary (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Chemists" near Calgary (AB) 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 (2020-2022), the labour market was balanced for Chemists near Calgary (AB). 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

Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Chemists (NOC 21101) in the Calgary region for the 2023-2025 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 a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Chemists in the Calgary region:

  • Approximately 620 people worked in this occupation in May 2021.
  • Chemists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 49%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 9%
    • Chemical manufacturing (NAICS 325): 9%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 7%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 5%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Chemists across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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