Job prospects Specialized Cleaner in Nova Scotia

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "specialized cleaner" in Nova Scotia or Canada.

Job opportunities in Nova Scotia

Note: These outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). Learn more about our methodology.

Prospects over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be moderate for Specialized cleaners (NOC 6732) in Nova Scotia for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Specialized cleaners in Nova Scotia:

  • Approximately 850 people work in this occupation.
  • Specialized cleaners mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 35%
    • Repair and maintenance (NAICS 811): 22%
    • Building services (NAICS 5617): 10%
    • Real Estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 53): 9%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 78% compared to 80% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 22% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • 53% of specialized cleaners work all year, while 47% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 26 weeks compared to 30 weeks for all occupations.
  • 10% of specialized cleaners are self-employed compared to an average of 9% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 83% compared to 51% for all occupations
    • Women: 17% compared to 49% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 25% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 46% compared to 26% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 10% compared to 10% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 17% compared to 27% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: less than 5% compared to 17% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 8% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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