Job outlook Chief Buyer near Edmonton (AB)

Job opportunities for Retail and wholesale buyers (NOC 6222) are fair near Edmonton (AB) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a chief buyer.

Job opportunities near Edmonton (AB)

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Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be fair for Retail and wholesale buyers (NOC 6222) in the Edmonton region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Retail and wholesale buyers in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 920 people work in this occupation.
  • Retail and wholesale buyers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 54%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 12%

Job opportunities in Alberta


The job outlook for a chief buyer working in Alberta is fair over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Retail and wholesale buyers (NOC 6222) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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