Job prospects Produce Manager - Retail in British Columbia

Job opportunities for Retail and wholesale trade managers (NOC 0621) are good in British Columbia 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 British Columbia

produce manager - retail
Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be good for Retail and wholesale trade managers (NOC 0621) in British Columbia 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

While population growth continues to support consumer demand, a shift toward e-commerce during the COVID-19 pandemic may limit growth in this occupation.

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

  • Approximately 46,400 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%
    • Food and beverage stores (NAICS 445): 18%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 17%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 92% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 8% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 73% of retail and wholesale trade managers work all year, while 27% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 37 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 26% of retail and wholesale trade managers are self-employed compared to an average of 14% 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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