Job prospects Drywall Installer And Finisher Apprentice near Calgary (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers near Calgary (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a drywall installer and finisher apprentice.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

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

drywall installer and finisher apprentice
Outlook over the next 3 years
Limited Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers (NOC 7284) in the Calgary region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Not many 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.

Here are some key facts about Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers in the Calgary region:

  • Approximately 2,630 people work in this occupation.
  • Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23):more than 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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