Job prospects Fishing Vessel Deckhand near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Fishing vessel deckhands near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a fishing vessel deckhand.

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

Undetermined

We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

fishing vessel deckhand
Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Fishing vessel deckhands (NOC 8441) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Fishing vessel deckhands in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Fishing vessel deckhands mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Fishing, hunting and trapping (NAICS 114):more than 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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