Job prospects Hand Sprayer - Greenhouse near Edmonton (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Nursery and greenhouse workers near Edmonton (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a hand sprayer - greenhouse.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

hand sprayer - greenhouse
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Nursery and greenhouse workers (NOC 8432) in the Edmonton region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of 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 Nursery and greenhouse workers in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 400 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Nursery and greenhouse workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Agriculture: 62%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 11%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 11%
    • Forestry and logging: 6%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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