Job prospects Cook in the Nechako Region

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Cooks" in the Nechako 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 surplus

Over the past few years (2021-2023), there was a labour surplus for Cooks in the Nechako Region. There were more workers available than job openings 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 Nechako 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 Nechako region:

  • 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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