Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7202  ยท  Browse All Occupations

This unit group includes telecommunications and electrical 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: Electricians (7241), Industrial Electricians (7242), Power System Electricians (7243), Electrical Power Line and Cable Workers (7244), Telecommunications Line and Cable Workers (7245), Telecommunications Installation and Repair Workers (7246) and Cable Television Service and Maintenance Technicians (7247). They are employed in a wide range of establishments; places of employment are indicated in the above unit group descriptions.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Cable Installation And Repair Foreman/woman - Telecommunications
  • Cable Installation Contractor
  • Cable Installation Foreman/woman
  • Cable Installation Supervisor
  • Cable Installers And Repairers Foreman/woman - Telecommunications
  • Cable Maintenance And Repair Supervisor
  • Cable Splicers Foreman/woman - Telecommunications
  • Cable Splicing Foreman/woman - Telecommunications
  • Cable Television System Installers And Repairers Foreman/woman
  • Cable Workers Front Line Supervisor
  • Cablevision Technician Supervisor
  • Cablevision Technicians Foreman/woman
  • Chief Electrician
  • Communications Foreman/woman
  • Construction Electricians And Repairers Foreman/woman
  • Construction Electricians Foreman/woman
  • Construction Electricians Supervisor
  • Contractor-electrician
  • Electric Meter Installers Foreman/woman
  • Electric Meter Installers Supervisor
  • Electrical Appliances Installation Foreman/woman
  • Electrical Construction Contractor
  • Electrical Construction Foreman/woman
  • Electrical Contractor
  • Electrical Equipment Installation And Repair Foreman/woman
  • Electrical Foreman/woman
  • Electrical Installation Contractor
  • Electrical Installation Supervisor
  • Electrical Load Tester Supervisor
  • Electrical Power Inspector And Tester Supervisor
  • Electrical Supervisor - Drilling Rig
  • Electrical Systems Contractor
  • Electrical Wiring Inspector Supervisor
  • Electrical Wiring Installation Contractor
  • Electrician Foreman/woman
  • Electrician-contractor
  • Electricians Supervisor
  • Emergency Team Foreman/woman - Telecommunications
  • Factory Electrician Supervisor
  • Front Line Supervisor - Power Line Maintenance
  • Head-office Repair Supervisor
  • Industrial Electrical Systems Foreman/woman
  • Industrial Electricians Foreman/woman
  • Industrial Electricians Supervisor
  • Installation Foreman/woman - Telecommunications
  • Installers And Repairers Foreman/woman - Telecommunications
  • Line And Cable Contractor
  • Line And Cable Installation And Maintenance Supervisor
  • Line And Cable Installation Foreman/woman
  • Line And Cable Installers Foreman/woman
  • Line And Cable Repairer Foreman/woman - Power Lines
  • Line And Cable Workers Supervisor
  • Line Foreman/woman - Power Lines
  • Line Foreman/woman - Telecommunications
  • Maintenance Electricians Foreman/woman
  • Maintenance Electricians Supervisor
  • Marine Electricians Foreman/woman
  • Meter Installers And Repairers Foreman/woman
  • Microwave System Foreman/woman
  • Plant Electrician Supervisor
  • Power Line And Cable Workers Foreman/woman
  • Power Line Maintenance Workers Front Line Supervisor
  • Power Line Repair Foreman/woman
  • Power Line Repairers Foreman/woman
  • Power Line Service Foreman/woman
  • Power Line Technician Foreman/woman
  • Power Linemen/women And Cable Installers Supervisor
  • Power System Electrician Foreman/woman
  • Power System Electricians Supervisor
  • Power Systems Electricians Supervisor
  • Residential Electrician Supervisor
  • Signaling System Installation Foreman/woman
  • Telecommunication Cable Installation Foreman/woman
  • Telecommunication Installation And Repair Worker Foreman/woman
  • Telecommunication Line Installation, Repair And Testing Foreman/woman
  • Telecommunication Line Installation, Repair And Testing Supervisor
  • Telecommunication Line Installers Foreman/woman
  • Telecommunication Line Installers, Repairers And Testers Foreman/woman
  • Telecommunication Line Maintenance Foreman/woman
  • Telecommunication Line Maintenance Supervisor
  • Telecommunication Line Repair Foreman/woman
  • Telecommunication Line Repairers Foreman/woman
  • Telecommunication Line Service Supervisor
  • Telecommunication Service Foreman/woman
  • Telecommunication System Installers And Repairers Foreman/woman
  • Telecommunications Contractor
  • Telecommunications Supervisor
  • Telephone Equipment Installers Foreman/woman
  • Telephone Installation Foreman/woman
  • Telephone Installation Supervisor
  • Trouble Foreman/woman - Telecommunications
  • Troubleshooter Foreman/woman - Telecommunications
  • Underground Electrical Conduit Foreman/woman
  • Cable Maintenance And Repair Supervisor
  • Cablevision Technicians Foreman/woman
  • Construction Electricians Foreman/woman
  • Electrical Contractor
  • Industrial Electrical Systems Foreman/woman
  • Plant Electrician Supervisor
  • Power Line And Cable Workers Foreman/woman
  • Power System Electrician Foreman/woman
  • Residential Electrician Supervisor
  • Telecommunication Installation And Repair Worker Foreman/woman
  • Telecommunications Installation And Repair Technician
  • Installer Technician

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $39,797
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $89,942
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $68,072
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $43,228
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $60,115
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $65,352
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations.

Gender Median Income
Male $65,352
Female $67,908
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 75
25 to 34 years 145
35 to 44 years 185
45 to 54 years 290
55 to 64 years 165
65 to 74 years 30
75 years and over 0
Total 895
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 290
Part Time 585
Total 885
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 805
Female 85
Total 895
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 680
Self Employed 220
Total 895
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 865
Unemployed 30
Total 895
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 15
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 175
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 285
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 240
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 60
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 110
Total 885
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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