Job prospects Transport Driver near Vancouver (BC)
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 "transport driver" was moved from the group Transport truck drivers (NOC 7511) to the group Transport truck drivers (NOC 73300).
Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Transport truck drivers" near Vancouver (BC) or Canada.
Current and future job prospects
Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.
Recent trends from the past 3 years
The prospect of finding work in this occupation was good over the past few years (2019-2021). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them.
Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology
Job outlook over the next 3 years
The employment outlook will be moderate for Transport truck drivers (NOC 7511) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2022-2024 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of 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.
- The transportation and warehousing sector has suffered from labour shortages due to retirements.
- The ongoing shift to online shopping has supported demand for workers.
Here are some key facts about Transport truck drivers in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:
- Approximately 23,780 people work in this occupation.
- Transport truck drivers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 70%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 7%
Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology
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