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Engineering Managers  (NOC 0211)
Newfoundland and Labrador
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Outlook & Prospects for Engineering Managers in Newfoundland and Labrador

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.

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Table on the employment potential for Engineering Managers in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Newfoundland and Labrador Good   (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

Table on the employment potential for Engineering Managers in Newfoundland and Labrador as well as in the rest of the Newfoundland and Labrador.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Avalon Peninsula Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

What percentage of people in this occupation are self-employed?

The data from the Labour Force Survey (2013) regarding the proportion of people in this occupation who were self-employed are not sufficiently reliable to be published.

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.

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

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