Contractors and supervisors of carpentry trades

Contractors and supervisors of carpentry trades

NOC
7204

- Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades

Oversee and co-ordinate the activities of carpenters and cabinetmakers. They may own a contracting business.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Fair
Fair

3 Year Job Openings

44
 

Median Hourly Wage

$25.00
$17.00
Low
$45.00
High

Median Salary

$41,695
 

Typically Required

College or apprenticeship

Employed

348
 

% Working Full Time

92%
 

% Working Full Year

66%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

This unit group includes carpentry and cabinetmaking trade contractors who own and operate their own businesses. This group also includes supervisors who supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers classified in the following unit groups: Carpenters (7271) and Cabinetmakers (7272). They are employed by construction companies, carpentry contractors, maintenance departments of industrial establishments, and custom furniture and fixture manufacturing or repair companies.

Main Duties

Contractors and supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of carpenters who construct, renovate and maintain structures of wood and other building materials and build and install interior finishing in residential, commercial and industrial buildings; and of cabinetmakers who construct and repair custom wooden cabinets, furniture, fixtures and related products
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity
  • Train or arrange for training of workers
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Ensure standards for safe working conditions are observed
  • Prepare schedules and other reports
  • May manage the operations of their own companies
  • May also supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of related apprentices, helpers and labourers.

Also Known As

  • cabinetmaking contractor
  • carpenter supervisor
  • carpentry contractor
  • finish carpenters foreman/woman
  • form builders foreman/woman
  • framers foreman/woman
  • maintenance carpenters foreman/woman
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Several years of experience as a qualified carpenter or cabinetmaker are required.
  • Journeyman/woman trade certification as a carpenter or cabinetmaker is usually required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

3.7%
Female
96.3%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

Data legend

0.0%
15-24
21.0%
25-34
29.0%
35-44
25.8%
45-54
24.2%
55-64
0.0%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

Data legend

17.7%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
25.8%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
25.8%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
24.2%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
6.5%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

79.0%
Construction
14.5%
Manufacturing
3.2%
Utilities
3.2%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

Data legend

12.70%
Northeast
28.60%
Southeast
27.00%
Southwest
25.40%
Central
6.30%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Data legend

$44,883
Northeast
$40,136
Southeast
$53,302
Southwest
$32,745
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Northeast

$25.00
$19.00
Low
$44.00
High

Southeast

$24.62
$17.00
Low
$33.17
High

Southwest

$32.00
$20.00
Low
$46.63
High
No Data Available
No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$41,695

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$46,487

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$41,695

Newfoundland

$68,783

Prince Edward Island

$40,925

Nova Scotia

$38,646

Canada

$43,664
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

44
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-4
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

47
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

141
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-23
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

161