Security Guards

(NOC 6651)


These comments cover the career grouping of Security Guards and Related Occupations.

Job openings will be primarily due to retirements. As for labour supply, new graduates will account for the majority of job seekers. It is interesting to note that a relatively large number of immigrants will work in this occupation and that the growth of immigrants will be higher than the average for all occupations. Because this occupation only requires on the job training, many workers will choose this occupation while looking for another occupation that better matches their career goals. This explains the large expected outflow of workers from this occupation over the next ten years.

Job Seekers: 34,192
Job Openings: 44,120

Job prospects for this career are rated Good

Last Updated: May 20, 2012