Job prospects Transport Driver near Kitchener (ON)
Explore current and future job prospects for Transport truck drivers near Kitchener (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a transport driver.
Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.
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.
Job outlook over the next 3 years
The employment outlook will be good for Transport truck drivers (NOC 7511) in the Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie region for the 2021-2023 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
- Several positions will become available due to retirements.
Here are some key facts about Transport truck drivers in the Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie region:
- Approximately 12,700 people work in this occupation.
- Transport truck drivers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 68%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%
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