Job prospects Food Counter Attendant near Edmonton (AB)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "food counter attendant" was moved from the group Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations (NOC 6711) to the group Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations (NOC 65201).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations" near Edmonton (AB) or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

food counter attendant
Prospects over the next 3 years
Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations (NOC 6711) in the Edmonton region for the 2022-2024 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.
  • There are several 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 Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 10,730 people work in this occupation.
  • Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 77%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 7%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 5%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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Labour Market Information Survey
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