Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians – NOC 2231

55

Number of People Who Work in this Industry

$48,072

Median Income of People Working in this Occupation

1.9%

Chance this Occupation Will Be Impacted by Technology in the Next Decade

100%

Participation Rate
Percentage of the number of people currently working in the occupation as compared to the total number of people within the occupation as of the week of
May 1 to May 7 2016

0%

Unemployment Rate
Percentage of people looking for work as compared to the total number of people in the occupation as of the week of May 1 to May 7, 2016, when the unemployment rate was 7.8% in SDG and 5.3% in PR.

Education

of People Working in this Occupation

80.0% of the workforce has a college diploma or certificate

20.0% of the workforce has a secondary school diploma

Age of the Workforce

in this Occupation

30.8% of the workforce is age 25 to 34

30.8% of the workforce is age 55 to 64

Sectors that Employ this Occupation

22.2% of civil engineering technologists and technicians work in the following sectors: Construction; Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and Public Administration

Employment Outlook

The employment outlook in our region for 2017-2019 is good.

Employment growth will lead to several new positions.

Several positions will become available due to retirements.

There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Projected growth rate in Ontario: 13.1% – 14%

More Information

What Else Do I Need to Know?

  • Employment Outlook for Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians in the Ottawa Economic Region is good.
  • The majority of civil engineering technologists and technicians are employed in the construction, public administration, and professional, scientific and technical services industries. Employment prospects for this occupation are tied to public and private infrastructure investments. Fiscal restraint, as well as the expiration of several large infrastructure projects, may have hamper opportunities in this occupation in the short-term. However, recent enhancements to the New Building Canada Fund will support infrastructure spending in several communities in Ontario over the next few years. In addition, large-scale projects, such as the construction of wind farms in southern Ontario, may continue to generate employment opportunities.
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