Job prospects Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician in Alberta

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "distribution and transport logistics technician" in Alberta or Canada.

Job opportunities in Alberta

Note: These outlooks were updated on November 29th, 2023. Learn more about our methodology.

Prospects over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be limited for Production and transportation logistics coordinators (NOC 13201) in Alberta for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few 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 Production and transportation logistics coordinators in Alberta:

  • Approximately 4,000 people work in this occupation.
  • Production and transportation logistics coordinators mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Truck transportation (NAICS 484): 17%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211): 12%
    • Other transportation and warehousing (NAICS 482-483, 486, 487, 493): 9%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 8%
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 95% compared to 80% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 5% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • 75% of production and transportation logistics coordinators work all year, while 25% work only part of the year, compared to 61% and 39% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 46 weeks compared to 42 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of production and transportation logistics coordinators are self-employed compared to an average of 15% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 56% compared to 53% for all occupations
    • Women: 44% compared to 47% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 6% compared to 10% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 31% compared to 28% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 11% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 22% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 22% compared to 21% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 7% compared to 9% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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