Job prospects Fur-bearing-animal Farmer near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Managers in agriculture near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a fur-bearing-animal farmer.

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

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Managers in agriculture (NOC 0821) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest 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.
  • 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 Managers in agriculture in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 3,720 people work in this occupation.
  • Managers in agriculture mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Agriculture: 84%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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