Job prospects Hand Sprayer - Greenhouse near Hamilton (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Nursery and greenhouse workers" near Hamilton (ON) or across Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note: These outlooks were updated on November 29th, 2023. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Labour shortage

Over the past few years (2021-2023), there was a labour shortage for Nursery and greenhouse workers near Hamilton (ON). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

Good

The employment outlook will be good for Nursery and greenhouse labourers (NOC 85103) in the Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula region for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • 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.

Here are some key facts about Nursery and greenhouse labourers in the Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 3,300 people work in this occupation.
  • Nursery and greenhouse labourers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): 61%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 16%
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 9%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Nursery and greenhouse workers across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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