Job prospects Floor Covering Installer near Kitchener (ON)
Explore current and future job prospects for Floor covering installers near Kitchener (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a floor covering installer.
Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.
We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.
The employment outlook will be fair for Floor covering installers (NOC 7295) in the Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie 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.
- Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.
Kitchener–Waterloo–Barrie has one of the fastest growing populations in the province. To keep up with this growth, there have been several large investments in public transit, education and healthcare. These projects will help support the regional construction industry and sustain work for floor covering installers in the near term. On the residential side, the region may continue to benefit from spillover demand from the Greater Toronto Area. Construction of mixed-use high-rises and office towers are in the works along the ION Light Rail Transit corridor in downtown Kitchener-Waterloo to meet population demand and the growing technology hub.
Here are some key facts about Floor covering installers in the Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie region:
- Approximately 610 people work in this occupation.
- Floor covering installers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Construction (NAICS 23): 85%
- Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 9%
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