Crane Operators

(NOC 737)


The following applies to the career grouping of Crane Operators, Drillers and Blasters.

Job prospects in this career are rated FAIR because:

For Crane Operators, Drillers And Blasters, over the period of 2011-2020, job openings are expected to total 7,657. It is expected that 6,700 job seekers will be available to fill these job openings.

The majority of job openings will arise from retirements, despite a retirement rate similar to the occupational average. Very few job openings will arise from expansion demand over the projection period. The slowdown in the construction industry in the coming years will limit the number of new positions in this occupation.

Job Seekers: 6,699
Job Openings: 7,788

Job prospects for this career are rated Fair

Last Updated: May 12, 2012