Job prospects Inspector, Precision Instrument Assembly in Alberta
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Explore current and future job prospects for people working as an "inspector, precision instrument assembly" in Alberta or Canada.

Job opportunities in Alberta

Note: These outlooks were updated on November 29th, 2023. Learn more about our methodology.

Prospects over the next 3 years

Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors (NOC 94219) in Alberta 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors in Alberta:

  • Approximately 3,150 people work in this occupation.
  • Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 26%
    • Plastics and rubber products manufacturing (NAICS 326): 19%
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 8%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 7%
    • Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 7%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 89% compared to 80% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 11% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • 62% of other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors work all year, while 38% work only part of the year, compared to 61% and 39% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 42 weeks compared to 42 weeks for all occupations.
  • 13% of other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors are self-employed compared to an average of 15% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 74% compared to 53% for all occupations
    • Women: 26% compared to 47% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 21% compared to 10% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 39% compared to 28% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 11% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 14% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 12% compared to 21% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 9% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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