Job prospects Fertilization Service Contractor - Agriculture in Prince Edward Island

Job opportunities for Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 8252) are fair in Prince Edward Island over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a fertilization service contractor - agriculture.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Job opportunities in Prince Edward Island

fertilization service contractor - agriculture
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 8252) in Prince Edward Island for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers in the Prince Edward Island region:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): 77%
    • Arts, entertainment and recreation (NAICS 71): 23%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 71% of agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers work all year, while 29% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 29 weeks compared to 27 weeks for all occupations.
  • 14% of agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers are self-employed compared to an average of 11% for all occupations.
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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 8252) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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