Job prospects Produce Manager - Retail near Calgary (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Retail and wholesale trade managers near Calgary (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a produce manager - retail.

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

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

produce manager - retail
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Retail and wholesale trade managers (NOC 0621) in the Calgary region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

The production of recreational and medical cannabis, and associated product development has created demand for this occupation. In Alberta, the cannabis industry is concentrated in the areas of Edmonton, Calgary and Lethbridge-Medicine Hat. The recent legalization of edible cannabis products may lead to new job opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Retail and wholesale trade managers in the Calgary region:

  • Approximately 14,430 people work in this occupation.
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 78%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 18%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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