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Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants  (NOC 4163)
Cape Breton Region
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The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.

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Table on the employment potential for Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants in Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Nova Scotia Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15

The employment outlook will be fair for Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants (NOC 4163) in Nova Scotia for the 2017-2019 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few 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.

Here are some key facts about Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants in the Nova Scotia region:

  • Approximately 550 people work in this occupation.
  • Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 21%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 7%
    • Religious, grant-making, civic, and professional and similar organizations (NAICS 813): 7%
    • Monetary Authorities - central bank and securities, commodity contracts and other intermediation and related activities (NAICS 521, 522, 523): 6%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 88% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 12% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 72% of business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants work all year, while 28% work only part of the year, compared to 65% and 35% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 30 weeks for all occupations.
  • 13% of business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants are self-employed compared to an average of 8% for all occupations.
  • Table on the employment potential for Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants in Cape Breton Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
    Location Employment Potential Release Date
    Annapolis Valley Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Cape Breton Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Halifax Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15
    North Shore Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Southern Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

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