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Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades  (NOC 7216)
Lower Mainland - Southwest Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades in Lower Mainland - Southwest Region

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.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades in Lower Mainland - Southwest Region as well as in the rest of the British Columbia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Lower Mainland - Southwest Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades (NOC 7216) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region.

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 growth is expected to be strong.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 4,400 people work in this occupation.
  • Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 26%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 17%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 14%
    • Retail trade (NAICS 44-45): 12%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 10%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 8% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 72% compared to 69% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 20% compared to 19% for all occupations

Please consult the British Columbia and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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