Job outlook Landscape Architectural Technician in British Columbia

Job opportunities for Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists (NOC 2225) are good in British Columbia over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a landscape architectural technician.

Job opportunities in British Columbia

landscape architectural technician
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists (NOC 2225) in British Columbia for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
  • 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 Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists in the British Columbia region:

  • Approximately 4,350 people work in this occupation.
  • Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Management and administrative services (NAICS 55, 56): 49%
    • Arts, entertainment and recreation (NAICS 71): 12%
    • Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): 9%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 79% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 21% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 43% of landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists work all year, while 57% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 34 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 30% of landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.

Breakdown by region

Explore job prospects in British Columbia by economic region.

Location Job outlook
Cariboo Region Good
Kootenay Region Good
Lower Mainland–Southwest Region Good
Nechako Region Undetermined
North Coast Region Undetermined
Northeast Region Undetermined
Thompson–Okanagan Region Fair
Vancouver Island and Coast Region Good
Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that there will be a labour SURPLUS for Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists (NOC 2225) in Canada over the next 10 years.

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