Job prospects Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician in Nova Scotia

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

Job opportunities in Nova Scotia

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 moderate for Production and transportation logistics coordinators (NOC 13201) in Nova Scotia for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Nova Scotia:

  • Approximately 850 people worked in this occupation in May 2021.
  • Production and transportation logistics coordinators mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Truck transportation (NAICS 484): 20%
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 8%
    • Support activities for transportation (NAICS 488): 7%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 94% compared to 82% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 6% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • 73% of production and transportation logistics coordinators work all year, while 27% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 45 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 11% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 54% compared to 51% for all occupations
    • Women: 46% compared to 49% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 7% compared to 10% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 28% compared to 27% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 13% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 26% compared to 22% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 23% compared to 20% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 10% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

Explore job prospects in Nova Scotia by economic region.


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Location Job prospects
Annapolis Valley Region Undetermined
Cape Breton Region Undetermined
Halifax Region Moderate
North Shore Region Undetermined
Southern Region Undetermined

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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