Job outlook Terminal Supervisor - Motor Transport in Alberta

Job opportunities for Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators (NOC 7305) are fair in Alberta over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a terminal supervisor - motor transport.

Job opportunities in Alberta

terminal supervisor - motor transport
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators (NOC 7305) in Alberta for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Several 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 Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators in the Alberta region:

  • Approximately 6,500 people work in this occupation.
  • Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Truck transportation (NAICS 484): 42%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 15%
    • Transit and ground passenger transportation (NAICS 485): 8%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 93% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 7% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 69% of supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators work all year, while 31% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 40 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 19% of supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.

Breakdown by region

Explore job prospects in Alberta by economic region.

Location Job outlook
Athabasca–Grande Prairie–Peace River Region Good
Banff–Jasper–Rocky Mountain House Region Good
Calgary Region Good
Camrose–Drumheller Region Good
Edmonton Region Good
Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region Good
Red Deer Region Good
Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region Good
Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

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