Job prospects Butcher Apprentice near Red Deer (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale near Red Deer (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a butcher apprentice.

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
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The employment outlook will be good for Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale (NOC 6331) in the Red Deer region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several 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 Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale in the Red Deer region:

  • Approximately 100 people work in this occupation.
  • Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 82%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 12%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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