Job prospects Landscape Architectural Technician near Charlottetown (PE)

Explore current and future job prospects for Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists near Charlottetown (PE). These trends also apply to people working as a landscape architectural technician.

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.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2018-2020). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

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Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be fair for Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists (NOC 2225) in Prince Edward Island for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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.
  • Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Here are some key facts about Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists in the Prince Edward Island region:

  • Approximately 50 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Arts, entertainment and recreation (NAICS 71): 45%
    • Management and administrative services (NAICS 55, 56): 20%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 12%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 12%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 85% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 15% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 38% of landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists work all year, while 62% 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 32 weeks compared to 27 weeks for all occupations.
  • 13% of landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists are self-employed compared to an average of 11% for all occupations.
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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