Job prospects Courier Service Driver near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Delivery and courier service drivers near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a courier service driver.

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

courier service driver
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Delivery and courier service drivers (NOC 7514) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • A moderate number of 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.

Delivery and courier service drivers will benefit from the large consumer base and high concentration of business activities in main economic centres within this region.

Here are some key facts about Delivery and courier service drivers in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 12,260 people work in this occupation.
  • Delivery and courier service drivers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 51%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 14%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 9%
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 7%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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