Job prospects Broadcast Technician near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Broadcast technicians near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a broadcast technician.

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

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

broadcast technician
Outlook over the next 3 years
Limited Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Broadcast technicians (NOC 5224) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

Toronto is home to some of the largest employers in the radio and television broadcasting industry and accounts for a disproportionate share of the workforce, and has bore the brunt of significant layoff in this occupation in Ontario.

Here are some key facts about Broadcast technicians in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 800 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Broadcast technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 82%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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