This section shows the industries where the majority of people in this occupation work. The data is based on the 2016 Census.
In Alberta, this occupation is part of 1 or more 2016 National Occupational Classification (NOC) groups.
In the 9232: Central control and process operators, petroleum, gas and chemical processing* occupational group, 77.9% of people work in:
Employment outlook is influenced by a wide variety of factors including:
- Time of year (for seasonal jobs)
- Location in Alberta
- Employment turnover (when people leave existing positions)
- Occupational growth (when new positions are created)
- Size of the occupation
- Trends and events that affect overall employment
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In Alberta, the 9232: Petroleum, gas and chemical process operators* occupational group is expected to have a below-average annual growth of 1.3% from 2019 to 2023. In addition to job openings created by employment turnover, 78 new positions are forecasted to be created within this occupational group each year.