Job prospects Hand Sprayer - Greenhouse near Charlottetown (PE)

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

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 good over the past few years (2019-2021). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them.

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Job outlook over the next 3 years

hand sprayer - greenhouse
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Nursery and greenhouse workers (NOC 8432) 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.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
  • 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 Nursery and greenhouse workers in the Prince Edward Island region:

  • Approximately 200 people work in this occupation.
  • Nursery and greenhouse workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): 88%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 70% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 30% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 20% of nursery and greenhouse workers work all year, while 80% 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 17 weeks compared to 27 weeks for all occupations.
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