Job prospects Floor Covering Installer in British Columbia
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "floor covering installer" was moved from the group Floor covering installers (NOC 7295) to the group Floor covering installers (NOC 73113).
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Job opportunities in British Columbia
Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.
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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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology
Labour market conditions over the next 10 years
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