Job prospects Shipper-receiver near Calgary (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Shippers and receivers near Calgary (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a shipper-receiver.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

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

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Shippers and receivers (NOC 1521) in the Calgary region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several 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 Shippers and receivers in the Calgary region:

  • Approximately 6,150 people work in this occupation.
  • Shippers and receivers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 30%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 22%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 19%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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