Job prospects Plumber near Edmonton (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Plumbers near Edmonton (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a plumber.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

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

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Plumbers (NOC 7251) in the Edmonton region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Plumbers in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 2,600 people work in this occupation.
  • Plumbers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 91%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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