Job prospects Collector near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Collectors near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a collector.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

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

Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Collectors (NOC 1435) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Toronto accounts for an above average share of collection agencies and collectors in Ontario. As the province's most populous region, as well as being its primary financial and commercial hub, the region is host to a high volume of personal and business credit activity, which could create the likelihood of a higher volume of delinquent accounts. This could generate more demand for collectors in the area.

Here are some key facts about Collectors in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 3,890 people work in this occupation.
  • Collectors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 45%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 18%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 11%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 5%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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