Job prospects Machining Tool Operator near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Machining tool operators near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a machining tool operator.

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 very poor over the past few years (2018-2020). There were far more workers available than job openings.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Machining tool operators (NOC 9417) 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.
  • 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 Machining tool operators in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 1,080 people work in this occupation.
  • Machining tool operators mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 23%
    • Motor vehicle, body, trailer and parts manufacturing (NAICS 3361-3363): 21%
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 19%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 7%
    • Other transportation equipment manufacturing: 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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