Job prospects Chemist near Calgary (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Chemists" near Calgary (AB) 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

Balanced

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

Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Chemists (NOC 2112) in the Calgary region for the 2022-2024 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.

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

  • Approximately 510 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Chemists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 39%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 13%
    • Chemical manufacturing (NAICS 325): 12%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 10%

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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