Job prospects Contractor, Home Renovation in British Columbia

Job opportunities for Home building and renovation managers (NOC 0712) are good in British Columbia over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a contractor, home renovation.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Job opportunities in British Columbia

contractor, home renovation
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Home building and renovation managers (NOC 0712) in British Columbia for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

According to BuildForce Canada, employment in British Columbia's construction sector is expected to continue rising moderately through the next few years. Demand for this occupation is forecast to be average compared to other occupations within the construction sector.

Here are some key facts about Home building and renovation managers in the British Columbia region:

  • Approximately 22,700 people work in this occupation.
  • Home building and renovation managers 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: 85% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 15% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 52% of home building and renovation managers work all year, while 48% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 34 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 66% of home building and renovation managers are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

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    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

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    Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Home building and renovation managers (NOC 0712) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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