Job prospects General Foreman/woman - Residential Construction near Charlottetown (PE)

Explore current and future job prospects for Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades near Charlottetown (PE). These trends also apply to people working as a general foreman/woman - residential construction.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

general foreman/woman - residential construction
Outlook over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades (NOC 7204) in Prince Edward Island for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades in the Prince Edward Island region:

  • Approximately 150 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23):more than 95%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 67% of contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades work all year, while 33% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 32 weeks compared to 27 weeks for all occupations.
  • 45% of contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades are self-employed compared to an average of 11% for all occupations.
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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