Job prospects Automotive Service Technician - Steering, Suspension And Brakes near Edmonton (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers near Edmonton (AB). These trends also apply to people working as an automotive service technician - steering, suspension and brakes.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Labour shortage

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was good over the past few years (2016-2018). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

automotive service technician - steering, suspension and brakes
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (NOC 7321) in the Edmonton region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 4,780 people work in this occupation.
  • Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 44%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 29%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 7%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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