Job prospects Cook in the North Coast Region

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Cooks" in the North Coast Region 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 in the North Coast Region. 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 North Coast region for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several 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 Cooks in the North Coast region:

  • Approximately 510 people worked in this occupation in May 2021.
  • Cooks mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 52%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 13%
    • Mining and quarrying (NAICS 212): 7%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 5%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 5%

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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