Job prospects Taxi Dispatcher near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Dispatchers near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a taxi dispatcher.

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

taxi dispatcher
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Dispatchers (NOC 1525) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Dispatchers in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 3,360 people work in this occupation.
  • Dispatchers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 49%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 10%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 7%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 7%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 5%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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