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Engineer Officers, Water Transport  (NOC 2274)
Southern Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Engineer Officers, Water Transport in Southern Region

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Provincial Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Engineer Officers, Water Transport in Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Nova Scotia Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Engineer Officers, Water Transport (NOC 2274) in Nova Scotia.

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 moderate.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Engineer Officers, Water Transport in Nova Scotia:

  • Approximately 400 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
  • Engineer Officers, Water Transport mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 22%
    • Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 16%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 15%
    • Other transportation and warehousing (NAICS 482, 483, 486, 488, 493): 14%
    • Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 13%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 5% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 76% compared to 67% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 19% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: more than 95% for all occupations
    • Women: less than 5%
  • 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: 27% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 55% compared to 27% for all occupations
    • Bachelor's degree: 12% compared to 16% for all occupations
    • University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 9% for all occupations

Table on the employment potential for Engineer Officers, Water Transport in Southern Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Cape Breton Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Halifax Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
North Shore Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Southern Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15

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