Job prospects Contractor, Home Renovation in the Toronto Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Home building and renovation managers in the Toronto Region. These trends also apply to people working as a contractor, home renovation.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

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

contractor, home renovation
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good Good

The employment outlook will be good for Home building and renovation managers (NOC 0712) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 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.
  • Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Several condominium projects are underway or planned for the near term, especially in the downtown core. These projects should help sustain work for home building and renovation managers in the region over the forecast period.

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

  • Approximately 28,830 people work in this occupation.
  • Home building and renovation managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23):more than 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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