Job prospects Produce Manager - Retail in Alberta

Job opportunities for Retail and wholesale trade managers (NOC 0621) are fair in Alberta over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a produce manager - retail.

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.

Job opportunities in Alberta

produce manager - retail
Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be fair for Retail and wholesale trade managers (NOC 0621) in Alberta for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Many businesses in this sector are undergoing changes as they continue to adapt to changing market conditions brought on by the pandemic. Uncertainty will continue to play a role in staffing decisions in the near and medium term. Many people are expected to retire.

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

  • Approximately 35,100 people work in this occupation.
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 61%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 18%
    • Food and beverage stores (NAICS 445): 17%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 94% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 6% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 76% of retail and wholesale trade managers work all year, while 24% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 36 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 22% of retail and wholesale trade managers are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

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    Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Retail and wholesale trade managers (NOC 0621) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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