Job prospects Food Counter Attendant in Saskatchewan

Job opportunities for Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations (NOC 6711) are fair in Saskatchewan over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a food counter attendant.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Job opportunities in Saskatchewan

food counter attendant
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations (NOC 6711) in Saskatchewan for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many 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 Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations in the Saskatchewan region:

  • Approximately 10,500 people work in this occupation.
  • Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 73%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 6%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 50% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 50% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 39% of food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations work all year, while 61% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 26 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Saskatchewan by economic region.

    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations (NOC 6711) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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