Job outlook Harvest Hand near Kelowna (BC)

Job opportunities for Harvesting labourers (NOC 8611) are fair near Kelowna (BC) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a harvest hand.

Job opportunities near Kelowna (BC)

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Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be fair for Harvesting labourers (NOC 8611) in the Thompson - Okanagan region for the 2019-2021 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 several 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 Harvesting labourers in the Thompson - Okanagan region:

  • Approximately 120 people work in this occupation.
  • Harvesting labourers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Agriculture:more than 95%

Job opportunities in British Columbia


The job outlook for a harvest hand working in British Columbia is fair over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Harvesting labourers (NOC 8611) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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