Painters and Decorators

(NOC 7294)


These statistics cover the career grouping of Other Construction Trades (NOC 729), which includes Painters and Decorators.

Workers are employed in the following industries: Construction (86%), Manufacturing (2%), Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services (2%).

According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 37% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.

85% of workers in this occupation worked full-time, compared to the average of 81% for all occupations.

Women represented 13% of workers in this occupation, compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.

This occupation (Painters and Decorators) is part of a larger group called Other Construction Trades (NOC 729). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 36%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.

Modified on May 20, 2012