Fishermen/women

National Occupation Code (NOC): 8262  ·  Browse All Occupations

Fishermen/women operate fishing vessels less than 100 gross tonnes to pursue and land fish and other marine life. They are usually self-employed owner-operators of fishing vessels.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Beam Trawl Fisherman/woman
  • Clam Dredge Operator
  • Clam Fisherman/woman
  • Crab Fisherman/woman
  • Danish Seine Fisherman/woman
  • Fisherman/woman
  • Fishing Vessel Skipper
  • Gill Net Fisherman/woman
  • Gillnetter Skipper
  • Handliner Fisherman/woman
  • Harpoon Fisherman/woman
  • Hoop Net Fisherman/woman
  • Inshore Fisherman/woman
  • Line Fisherman/woman
  • Lobster Fisherman/woman
  • Longline Fisherman/woman
  • Longliner Fisherman/woman
  • Otter Trawl Fisherman/woman
  • Pot Fisherman/woman
  • Pound Net Fisherman/woman
  • Prawn Fisherman/woman
  • Purse Seine Fisherman/woman
  • Scallop Dredger
  • Seaweed Dragger
  • Seaweed Harvesting Machine Operator
  • Seiner Fisherman/woman
  • Shellfish Fisherman/woman
  • Shellfish Harvester Operator
  • Shore Fisherman/woman
  • Swordfish Fisherman/woman
  • Trap Boss - Fishing
  • Trap Fisherman/woman
  • Troller Fisherman/woman
  • Weir Fisherman/woman
  • Fisherman/woman
  • Fishing Vessel Skipper
  • Inshore Fisherman/woman
  • Lobster Fisherman/woman
  • Longliner Fisherman/woman
  • Seiner Fisherman/woman
  • Seaweed Dragger
  • Shellfish Harvester Operator

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for fishermen/women.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
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 Sex

The following table details median income by sex for fishermen/women.

Sex Median Income
Male $40,633
Female $40,633
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 fishermen/women

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 0
35 to 44 years 15
45 to 54 years 20
55 to 64 years 15
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 60
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 Industry

This chart outlines regional employment participation by industry for fishermen/women. Hover over a pie section to see the associated industry, or refer to the table below.

Industry Employed Individuals
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 60
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 0
Construction 0
Manufacturing 0
Wholesale trade 0
Retail trade 0
Transportation and warehousing 0
Information and cultural industries 0
Finance and insurance 0
Real estate and rental and leasing 0
Professional, scientific and technical services 0
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 0
Educational services 0
Health care and social assistance 0
Arts, entertainment and recreation 0
Accommodation and food services 0
Other services 0
Public administration 0
Not Applicable 0
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 fishermen/women. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 35
Part Time 25
Total 60
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 Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for fishermen/women. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 60
Female 0
Total 55
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 fishermen/women. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 55
Self Employed 10
Total 65
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 fishermen/women. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 65
Unemployed 0
Total 60
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 fishermen/women. 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 35
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 20
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 0
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 0
Total 55
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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