Job prospects Automotive Service Technician - Steering, Suspension And Brakes near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as an automotive service technician - steering, suspension and brakes.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

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Job outlook over the next 3 years

automotive service technician - steering, suspension and brakes
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be fair for Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (NOC 7321) in the Toronto region for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 19,440 people work in this occupation.
  • Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 48%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 23%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 14%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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