Job prospects Fertilization Service Contractor - Agriculture in Saskatchewan

Job opportunities for Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 8252) are fair in Saskatchewan 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 Saskatchewan

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 Saskatchewan for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

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

  • Approximately 850 people work in this occupation.
  • Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): 77%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 9%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 92% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 8% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 64% of agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers work all year, while 36% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 29 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 29% of agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

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    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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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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