Job prospects Taxi Dispatcher near Edmonton (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Dispatchers near Edmonton (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a taxi dispatcher.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Labour shortage

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was good over the past few years (2016-2018). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

taxi dispatcher
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Dispatchers (NOC 1525) in the Edmonton region for the 2019-2021 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.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Dispatchers in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 2,190 people work in this occupation.
  • Dispatchers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 42%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 10%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 8%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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