Job prospects Transport Driver near Toronto (ON)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "transport driver" was moved from the group Transport truck drivers (NOC 7511) to the group Transport truck drivers (NOC 73300).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Transport truck drivers" near Toronto (ON) or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

transport driver
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Transport truck drivers (NOC 7511) in the Toronto region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.

Here are some key facts about Transport truck drivers in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 52,830 people work in this occupation.
  • Transport truck drivers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 81%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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