Job prospects Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician in Alberta
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "distribution and transport logistics technician" was moved from the group Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) to the group Production and transportation logistics coordinators (NOC 13201).
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 that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.
The employment outlook will be good for Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) in Alberta for the 2022-2024 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.
Here are some key facts about Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations in Alberta:
- Approximately 10,350 people work in this occupation.
- Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 19%
- Other transportation and warehousing (NAICS 482-483, 486, 487, 493): 16%
- Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 12%
- Truck transportation (NAICS 484): 6%
- 74% of supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations work all year, while 26% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 34 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- less than 5% of supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 70% compared to 54% for all occupations
- Women: 30% compared to 46% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- no high school diploma: 11% compared to 12% for all occupations
- high school diploma or equivalent: 41% compared to 28% for all occupations
- apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 7% compared to 10% for all occupations
- college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 22% compared to 24% for all occupations
- bachelor's degree: 14% compared to 18% for all occupations
- university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 8% for all occupations
Breakdown by region
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|Athabasca–Grande Prairie–Peace River Region|
|Banff–Jasper–Rocky Mountain House Region|
|Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region|
|Red Deer Region|
|Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region|
Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology
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