Job prospects Apprentice Industrial Painter And Decorator in Saskatchewan

Job opportunities for Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) (NOC 7294) are fair in Saskatchewan over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as an apprentice industrial painter and decorator.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Job opportunities in Saskatchewan

apprentice industrial painter and decorator
Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be fair for Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) (NOC 7294) in Saskatchewan for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some 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 Saskatchewan region:

  • Approximately 1,150 people work in this occupation.
  • Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 88%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 76% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 24% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 40% of painters and decorators (except interior decorators) work all year, while 60% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 36% of painters and decorators (except interior decorators) are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Saskatchewan by economic region.

    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) (NOC 7294) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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