Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities

Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities

NOC
9619

Include labourers, not elsewhere classified, who perform material handling, clean-up, packaging and other basic activities in processing, manufacturing and utilities.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Fair
Fair

3 Year Job Openings

88
 

Median Hourly Wage

$15.00
$12.50
Low
$19.00
High

Median Salary

$20,316
 

Typically Required

On-the-job training

Employed

934
 

% Working Full Time

90%
 

% Working Full Year

53%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

This unit group includes labourers, not elsewhere classified, who perform material handling, clean-up, packaging and other elemental activities in processing, manufacturing and utilities. They are employed by companies that manufacture products such as clothing, footwear, furniture and electrical and electronic products and by printing and packaging companies.

Main Duties

Labourers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Transport raw materials, finished products and equipment throughout plant manually or using powered equipment
  • Check and weigh materials and products
  • Sort, pack, crate and package materials and products
  • Assist machine operators, assemblers and other workers
  • Clean work areas and equipment
  • Perform other labouring and elemental activities.

Also Known As

  • bindery helper
  • box packer
  • carton marker
  • chair sander
  • clothing plant labourer
  • electrical products labourer
  • film cutter - film processing
  • furniture packer
  • garment folder
  • lens blocker
  • machine packager
  • seed packager
  • shoe manufacturing labourer
  • sorter, recyclable materials
  • upholsterer helper
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Some secondary school education may be required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

24.0%
Female
76.0%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

Data legend

17.2%
15-24
18.4%
25-34
16.7%
35-44
24.1%
45-54
19.5%
55-64
4.0%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

Data legend

24.6%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
56.0%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
6.9%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
11.4%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
1.1%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

47.5%
Manufacturing
12.3%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services
11.2%
Wholesale trade
29.1%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

Data legend

20.60%
Northeast
33.70%
Southeast
19.40%
Southwest
8.60%
Central
17.70%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Data legend

$19,658
Northeast
$27,691
Southeast
$20,975
Southwest
$32,023
Central
$32,994
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Northeast

$15.00
$12.50
Low
$19.00
High

Southeast

$15.00
$12.50
Low
$19.00
High

Southwest

$15.00
$12.50
Low
$19.00
High

Central

$14.55
$11.73
Low
$20.00
High

Northwest

$15.68
$11.70
Low
$18.63
High
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$20,316

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$31,071

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$20,316

Newfoundland

$17,475

Prince Edward Island

$25,017

Nova Scotia

$22,506

Canada

$23,155
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

88
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-17
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

105
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

285
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-50
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

334