Job prospects Autobody Repairer near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Motor vehicle body repairers near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as an autobody repairer.

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

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

autobody repairer
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Motor vehicle body repairers (NOC 7322) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

The Toronto region accounts for over 40% of motor vehicle and parts dealer sales in Ontario. Since this occupational group is linked to the motor vehicle industry, this region is expected to provide a larger number of job opportunities than most other regions based on vehicle sales.

Here are some key facts about Motor vehicle body repairers in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 4,080 people work in this occupation.
  • Motor vehicle body repairers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 75%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 8%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 7%
    • Motor vehicle, body, trailer and parts manufacturing (NAICS 3361-3363): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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