Job prospects Hand Sprayer - Greenhouse in New Brunswick

Job opportunities for Nursery and greenhouse workers (NOC 8432) are limited in New Brunswick over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a hand sprayer - greenhouse.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Job opportunities in New Brunswick

hand sprayer - greenhouse
Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Nursery and greenhouse workers (NOC 8432) in New Brunswick for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • 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 Nursery and greenhouse workers in the New Brunswick region:

  • Approximately 900 people work in this occupation.
  • Nursery and greenhouse workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): 80%
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 89% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 11% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 20% of nursery and greenhouse workers work all year, while 80% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 22 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of nursery and greenhouse workers are self-employed compared to an average of 8% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in New Brunswick by economic region.

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

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

    We expect that there will be a labour SURPLUS for Nursery and greenhouse workers (NOC 8432) in Canada over the next 10 years.

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