Job prospects Fertilization Service Contractor - Agriculture in Prince Edward Island

Job opportunities for Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 8252) are good in Prince Edward Island over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a fertilization service contractor - agriculture.

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 Prince Edward Island

fertilization service contractor - agriculture
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 8252) in Prince Edward Island for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers in the Prince Edward Island region:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): 77%
    • Arts, entertainment and recreation (NAICS 71): 23%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 71% of agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers work all year, while 29% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 29 weeks compared to 27 weeks for all occupations.
  • 14% of agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers are self-employed compared to an average of 11% for all occupations.
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    Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 8252) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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