Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades – NOC 7204 SDG

70

Number of People Who Work in this Industry

$40,457

Median Income of People Working in this Occupation

17%

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

95.4%

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

3.4%

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

30.8% of the workforce has a college certificate or diploma

23.1% of the workforce has an apprenticeship or trade certificate

23.1% of the workforce has a secondary school diploma

Age of the Workforce

in this Occupation

57.1% of the workforce is age 45 to 64

Sectors that Employ this Occupation

95% of contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades work in the construction sector.

Employment Outlook

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

Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.

Several positions will become available due to retirements.

Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Projected growth rate in Ontario: 8.1% – 9%

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What Else Do I Need to Know?

The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:

Full-time workers: 94% compared to 80% for all occupations

Part-time workers: 6% compared to 20% for all occupations

 

68% of contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades work all year, while 32% work only part of the year, compared to 66% and 34% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 34 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.