These statistics are for the career group Heavy Equipment Operators (NOC 742).
Workers are employed in the following industries: Construction (54%), Mining and oil and gas extraction (16%), Manufacturing (8%), Public administration (7%).
According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 11% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.
This occupation (Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)) is part of a larger group called Heavy Equipment Operators (NOC 742). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 47%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.