Job prospects Apprentice Industrial Painter And Decorator near Saanich (BC)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "apprentice industrial painter and decorator" was moved from the group Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) (NOC 7294) to the group Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) (NOC 73112).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)" near Saanich (BC) or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was very good over the past few years (2019-2021). There were far more job openings than workers available to fill them.

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Job outlook over the next 3 years

apprentice industrial painter and decorator
Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) (NOC 7294) in the Vancouver Island and Coast region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) in the Vancouver Island and Coast region:

  • Approximately 1,500 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 94%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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