Job prospects Cook near Kelowna (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Cooks" near Kelowna (BC) or across Canada.

Current and future job prospects

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

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Labour shortage

Over the past few years (2021-2023), there was a labour shortage for Cooks near Kelowna (BC). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Cooks (NOC 63200) in the Thompson - Okanagan region for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many 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 Cooks in the Thompson - Okanagan region:

  • Approximately 3,800 people work in this occupation.
  • Cooks mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 80%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 9%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Cooks across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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