Job prospects Machining Tool Operator near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Machining tool operators" near Toronto (ON) or across Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note: These outlooks were updated on November 29th, 2023. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Labour shortage

Over the past few years (2021-2023), there was a labour shortage for Machining tool operators near Toronto (ON). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be good for Machining tool operators (NOC 94106) in the Toronto region for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.

Here are some key facts about Machining tool operators in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 2,450 people work in this occupation.
  • Machining tool operators mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Motor vehicle, body, trailer and parts manufacturing (NAICS 3361-3363): 22%
    • Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 18%
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 16%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 7%
    • Other transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS transportation equipment manufacturin): 5%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Machining tool operators across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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