Job prospects Apartment Building Maintenance Worker near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as an apartment building maintenance worker.

Note that the current 2019-2021 employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. We are working to update this information as soon as possible. In the meantime, visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation. You can also read our newly updated sectoral profiles to learn about recent developments for key economic sectors in your region.

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

apartment building maintenance worker
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents (NOC 6733) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

The vast number of apartments, office buildings and other facilities requiring the services of janitors, caretakers and building superintendents will support job opportunities in this region.

Here are some key facts about Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 34,210 people work in this occupation.
  • Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 21%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 19%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 16%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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