Job outlook Cashier in Alberta

Job opportunities for Cashiers (NOC 6611) are fair in Alberta over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a cashier.

Job opportunities in Alberta

Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be fair for Cashiers (NOC 6611) in Alberta for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of a few positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small 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 Cashiers in the Alberta region:

  • Approximately 39,300 people work in this occupation.
  • Cashiers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 40%
    • Food and beverage stores (NAICS 445): 33%
    • Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 18%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 36% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 64% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 41% of cashiers work all year, while 59% 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 27 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of cashiers are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.

Breakdown by region

Explore job prospects in Alberta by economic region.

Location Job outlook
Athabasca–Grande Prairie–Peace River Region Fair
Banff–Jasper–Rocky Mountain House Region Fair
Calgary Region Fair
Camrose–Drumheller Region Fair
Edmonton Region Fair
Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region Fair
Red Deer Region Good
Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region Fair
Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Cashiers (NOC 6611) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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