Job prospects Automotive Service Technician - Steering, Suspension And Brakes near Lloydminster (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers near Lloydminster (AB). These trends also apply to people working as an automotive service technician - steering, suspension and brakes.

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

automotive service technician - steering, suspension and brakes
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (NOC 7321) in the Camrose - Drumheller 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers in the Camrose - Drumheller region:

  • Approximately 870 people work in this occupation.
  • Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 38%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 29%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 7%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 6%
    • Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 5%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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