Job prospects Courier Service Driver near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Delivery and courier service drivers near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a courier service driver.

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 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

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Delivery and courier service drivers (NOC 7514) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest 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.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Delivery and courier service drivers in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 6,470 people work in this occupation.
  • Delivery and courier service drivers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 38%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 17%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 14%
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 10%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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