These figures are for the career grouping Technical Occupations in Life Sciences (NOC 222), which includes Horticulturists.
Workers are employed in the following industries: Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services (34%), Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%), Arts, entertainment and recreation (17%), Public administration (13%), Professional, scientific and technical services (7%).
According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 9% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.
This occupation (Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists) is part of a larger group called Technical Occupations in Life Sciences (NOC 222). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 45%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.