Job prospects Yard Labourer - Railway Transport near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Railway and motor transport labourers near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as an yard labourer - railway transport.

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

yard labourer - railway transport
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Railway and motor transport labourers (NOC 7622) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Railway and motor transport labourers in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 230 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Railway and motor transport labourers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 64%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 11%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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