Job prospects Cashier in the Northwest Region
Explore current and future job prospects for Cashiers in the Northwest Region. These trends also apply to people working as a cashier.
Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.
We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.
The employment outlook will be fair for Cashiers (NOC 6611) in the Northwest region for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
- Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
- High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
- Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities may vary depending on the time of the year.
Most of the work opportunities will be in Thunder Bay, the region's largest population centre. Due to vast distances between cities and townships daily commuting to work from one town to another may not be an option for many people, limiting employment opportunities to those available in their immediate area.
Here are some key facts about Cashiers in the Northwest region:
- Approximately 2,240 people work in this occupation.
- Cashiers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 75%
- Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 18%
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