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

Job opportunities in British Columbia

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 British Columbia for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new 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 Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors in British Columbia:

  • Approximately 3,750 people work in this occupation.
  • Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 22%
    • Other Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336 except 3366): 13%
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 8%
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 8%
    • Plastics and rubber products manufacturing (NAICS 326): 7%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 87% compared to 78% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 13% compared to 22% for all occupations
  • 64% of other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors work all year, while 36% 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 43 weeks compared to 42 weeks for all occupations.
  • 18% of other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors are self-employed compared to an average of 17% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 77% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 23% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 18% compared to 8% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 43% compared to 28% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 18% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 12% compared to 17% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 8% compared to 22% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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