Job prospects Produce Manager - Retail in New Brunswick

Job opportunities for Retail and wholesale trade managers (NOC 0621) are good in New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick

produce manager - retail
Prospects over the next 3 years

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

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

Traditionally, there has been a fair amount of turnover in this occupation and the majority of job openings result from the need to fill those vacancies. While more education will likely improve someone's chance of becoming a retail and wholesale trade manager, educational requirements are relatively low compared to other managerial occupations. In fact, many workers start at an entry-level position before eventually become managers. Given that retail stores are more heavily concentrated in larger cities, more opportunities are likely in larger urban areas.

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

  • Approximately 5,300 people work in this occupation.
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 63%
    • Food and beverage stores (NAICS 445): 21%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 14%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 82% of retail and wholesale trade managers work all year, while 18% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 35 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • 20% of retail and wholesale trade managers are self-employed compared to an average of 8% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

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

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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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