Job prospects Fertilization Service Contractor - Agriculture 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 "fertilization service contractor - agriculture" was moved from the group Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 8252) to the group Agricultural service contractors and farm supervisors (NOC 82030).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "fertilization service contractor - agriculture" 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.

fertilization service contractor - agriculture
Prospects over the next 3 years
Very limited

The employment outlook will be very limited for Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 8252) in British Columbia for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers in British Columbia:

  • Approximately 1,750 people work in this occupation.
  • Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): 40%
    • Arts, entertainment and recreation (NAICS 71): 28%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 81% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 19% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 63% of agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers work all year, while 37% 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 31 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 42% of agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 56% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 44% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 15% compared to 10% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 39% compared to 28% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 8% compared to 9% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 22% compared to 23% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 13% 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 Information Survey
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