Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Newfoundland and Labrador.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Engineering Managers (NOC 0211) in Newfoundland and Labrador.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment is expected to decline slightly.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Engineering Managers in Newfoundland and Labrador:
- Approximately 250 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
- Engineering Managers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 33%
- Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211): 18%
- Other manufacturing (NAICS 313-316, 325-327, 331, 334-335, 337, 339): 9%
- Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 6%
- Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 6%
- More than 95% of Engineering Managers work all year, while less than 5% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations.
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: n/a
- 25 to 54: 80% compared to 70% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: n/a
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 87% compared to 51% for all occupations
- Women: 13% compared to 49% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- No high school diploma: n/a
- High school diploma or equivalent: n/a
- Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: less than 5% compared to 15% for all occupations
- College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 9% compared to 30% for all occupations
- Bachelor's degree: 64% compared to 13% for all occupations
- University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 13% compared to 7% for all occupations
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
What proportion of people in this occupation work full-time?
This occupation (Engineering Managers) is part of a larger group called Managers in Engineering, Architecture, Science and Information Systems (NOC 021). According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), nearly all workers in this group worked full-time, compared to the average of 85% for all occupations.
What is the proportion of women working in this occupation?
According to the National Household Survey (2011), women represented 13% of workers in this occupation compared to the average of 49% for all occupations.
What percentage of people in this occupation are members of a union?
The data from the Labour Force Survey (2013) regarding the percentage of people in this occupation who are part of a union are not sufficiently reliable to be published.
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
(To access archived Labour Market Bulletins not appearing on this webpage, please contact us).
- September 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 706 KB)
- August 2016 | (PDF, 477 KB)
- July 2016 | (PDF, 636 KB)
- June 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- May 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- April 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- February 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- January 2016 | (PDF, 468 KB)
- Annual Edition 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- December 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- November 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- October 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- September 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 500 KB)
- August 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- July 2015 | (PDF, 571 KB)
- June 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 538 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 542 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Oct 10 - Oct 14, 2016
- Marshalls, an off-price retailer, affiliated with Winners has announced that it is opening a store in St. John's, NL in the spring of 2017. More details are expected later in 2016.
- BMO Capital Markets have indicated that the NL economy will shrink in 2016 by 2%, but the 2017 outlook shows a growth of 0.7%, with oil prices expected to increase to the $60 dollar range in 2017. BMO also noted that employment has been gradually declining in the province since 2013.
- Western Health has indicated that the region is in need of family doctors, especially in the Corner Brook area. The region is in need of six hospitalists-physicians as well as community based doctors.
- The provincial government announced $1.5M in funding for projects with the Linkages program. Linkages is a career and employment program to help young people of the province succeed.
- The federal government and Memorial University have announced $25M in funding to redevelop the Memorial University's Battery Facility. This project will allow for the relocation of four innovation hubs.
Week of Oct 03 - Oct 07, 2016
- No'kmaq Village has announced a wage subsidy to employers who are willing to hire older displaced workers. No'kmaq Village will pay for four weeks of employment and ten workers will be accepted into the program.
- Grieg NL held an information session in Marystown regarding a land based salmon recirculating hatchery and sea based cage grow outs in Placentia Bay. Planning has already begun for future employment opportunities.
- The CFIB has indicated that optimism has declined among Canada's small business owners in September. However, NL has seen an increase in business confidence up to 41.1%.
- Suncor has awarded Transocean a new 15-month drilling contract for the Newfoundland offshore. Operations are expected to begin in late 2017.
- Jack Axes Inc., an axe throwing business in St. John's, NL, is officially open for business. The owners plan to open a bar as well. The first league is scheduled to start in October.
- Porter Airlines has decided to no longer service St. John's, NL for the winter season, from January 4 to April 11, 2016. The airline has cited local economic downturn for the decision.
- The provincial and federal governments have announced a combined $798,000 in funding for the redevelopment of Elizabeth Swan Park in Clarenville, NL. The development will include green space for events and replacement of the cookhouse and pavilion and the construction of an amphitheatre.
- Serco, the company that provides site support to 5 Wing Goose Bay in Labrador, has announced layoffs of 29 non-military personnel and is demoting 18 others. The announcement was made the same day they announced a new two-year contract.
Week of Sep 26 - Sep 30, 2016
- Pipers has opened a new warehouse concept store in St. John's NL. The company currently operate six stores in the St. John's area and buys 55% of its goods from local suppliers.
- Quesada, a burrito and taco franchise, has arrived in St. John's, NL. There are currently 23 people employed at the restaurant. The owners are already looking for a location to open a second restaurant.
- Brewed Awakening, the first franchise location of a Corner Brook based coffee shop, has opened in Burgeo, NL
- Business is booming at Hogan's Barbershop and Art Gallery in Carbonear, NL. The business has hired an assistant in order to meet the increasing demand.
- Vale has announced it is closing its St. John's office, and shifting focus to the Voisey's Bay mine site in Labrador. The closure will affect four employees.
Week of Sep 19 - Sep 23, 2016
- Udderly Delicious, a new smoothie and milkshake shop in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL, opened its doors in early September of this year
- Clearwater Seafoods has announced a $350,000 upgrade to its plant in Grand Bank, NL. The upgrade will add a 25 person prime cut line for European and North American markets.
- The provincial government has announced $1.8M in funding to support innovation in the seafood industry in NL. The funds have been awarded for 27 projects to date.
- The City of St. John's have announced the elimination of the equivalent of nearly 20 full-time positions through the second phase of its program review
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