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Engineering managers  (NOC 0211)
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region
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Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Alberta.

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Table on the employment potential for Engineering managers in Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Alberta Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23

For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Engineering managers (NOC 0211) in Alberta.

This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:

  • Employment is expected to decline.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Engineering managers in the Alberta region:

  • Approximately 5,000 people work in this occupation.
  • Engineering managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 33%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211, 213): 16%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 7%
  • 80% of Engineering managers work all year, while 20% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 39 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 14% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 75% compared to 68% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 25% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 86% compared to 54% for all occupations
    • Women: 14% compared to 46% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • No high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • High school diploma or equivalent: 5% compared to 26% for all occupations
    • Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 17% compared to 25% for all occupations
    • Bachelor's degree: 45% compared to 17% for all occupations
    • University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 26% compared to 7% for all occupations
Table on the employment potential for Engineering managers in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region as well as in the rest of the Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-12-23
Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-12-23
Calgary Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23
Camrose--Drumheller Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-12-23
Edmonton Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23
Red Deer Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23
Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

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