These statistics cover the career grouping of Electrical Trades and Telecommunications Occupations (NOC 724), which includes Electrical Power Line and Cable Workers.
Workers in this career are employed in the following industries: Utilities (75%), Construction (17%), Public administration (2%).
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 (Electrical Power Line and Cable Workers) is part of a larger group called Electrical Trades and Telecommunication Occupations (NOC 724). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 60%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.