Job outlook Transport Driver near Vancouver (BC)

Job opportunities for Transport truck drivers (NOC 7511) are good near Vancouver (BC) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a transport driver.

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

transport driver
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Transport truck drivers (NOC 7511) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Transport truck drivers in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 24,170 people work in this occupation.
  • Transport truck drivers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 70%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 7%

Job opportunities in British Columbia

Good

The job outlook for a transport driver working in British Columbia is good over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that there will be a labour SHORTAGE for Transport truck drivers (NOC 7511) in Canada over the next 10 years.

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