Job prospects Retail Store Supervisor near Cranbrook (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Retail sales supervisors" near Cranbrook (BC) or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note: These outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Major labour shortage

Over the past few years (2019-2021), there was a major labour shortage for Retail sales supervisors near Cranbrook (BC). There were far more job openings than workers available to fill them in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be moderate for Retail sales supervisors (NOC 6211) in the Kootenay region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • In an environment of high inflation and rising interest rates, consumer confidence has suffered.
  • According to the Bank of Canada’s Canadian Survey of Consumer Expectations, many Canadians expect to reduce their expenses, restricting consumer demand that supports retail and wholesale trade.

Here are some key facts about Retail sales supervisors in the Kootenay region:

  • Approximately 200 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Retail sales supervisors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 91%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 5%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Retail sales supervisors across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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