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Farmers and Farm Managers  (NOC 8251)
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Farmers and Farm Managers in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region

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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Farmers and Farm Managers in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region as well as in the rest of the Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2014-05-22

For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be fair for Farmers and Farm Managers (NOC 8251) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region. Compared with all other occupations, there should be proportionately fewer unemployed workers with experience in this occupation to compete for available jobs. However, this will be offset by weaker than average employment growth.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region was 52 years and 46% of workers were 55 years old and older.

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