Job prospects Floor Covering Installer in British Columbia
Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "floor covering installer" in British Columbia or Canada.
Job opportunities in British Columbia
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 limited for Floor covering installers (NOC 7295) in British Columbia for the 2022-2024 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
- A moderate number of 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 Floor covering installers in British Columbia:
- Approximately 2,600 people work in this occupation.
- Floor covering installers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Construction (NAICS 23): 87%
- Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 7%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 80% compared to 77% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 20% compared to 23% for all occupations
- 47% of floor covering installers work all year, while 53% 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 35 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- 56% of floor covering installers are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: more than 95% compared to 52% for all occupations
- Women: less than 5% compared to 48% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- no high school diploma: 22% compared to 10% for all occupations
- high school diploma or equivalent: 35% compared to 28% for all occupations
- apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 25% compared to 9% for all occupations
- college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 14% compared to 23% for all occupations
- bachelor's degree: less than 5% 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
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Labour market conditions over the next 10 years
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