Job prospects Collector in British Columbia
Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "collector" in British Columbia or Canada.
Job opportunities in British Columbia
Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.
Prospects over the next 3 years
The employment outlook will be moderate for Collectors (NOC 1435) in British Columbia for the 2022-2024 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
- Several 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 Collectors in British Columbia:
- Approximately 1,250 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
- Collectors mainly work in the following sectors:
- Management and administrative services (NAICS 55, 56): 36%
- Monetary Authorities - central bank and securities, commodity contracts and other intermediation and related activities (NAICS 521, 522, 523): 16%
- Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 10%
- Information and cultural industries (NAICS 51): 6%
- Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 5%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 91% compared to 77% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 9% compared to 23% for all occupations
- 70% of collectors work all year, while 30% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 32 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- less than 5% of collectors are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 31% compared to 52% for all occupations
- Women: 69% compared to 48% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- no high school diploma: 7% compared to 10% for all occupations
- high school diploma or equivalent: 41% compared to 28% for all occupations
- apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: less than 5% compared to 9% for all occupations
- college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 31% compared to 23% for all occupations
- bachelor's degree: 16% compared to 19% for all occupations
- university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 10% for all occupations
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in British Columbia by economic region.
|Lower Mainland–Southwest Region|
|North Coast Region|
|Vancouver Island and Coast Region|
Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology
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