Job prospects Food Counter Attendant in Yukon

Job opportunities for Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations (NOC 6711) are fair in Yukon over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a food counter attendant.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Job opportunities in Yukon

food counter attendant
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations (NOC 6711) in Yukon for the 2021-2023 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.
  • Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Restrictions on restaurant dining and concerns around Covid-19 transmission led to revenue declines in Yukon's restaurant sector. Recovery in this occupation will be linked with the easing of restrictions.

Here are some key facts about Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations in the Yukon region:

  • Approximately 350 people work in this occupation.
  • Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Tourism & Culture (NAICS 51, 71-72): 67%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 14%
    • Health care and social services (NAICS 62): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 56% compared to 82% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 44% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • 34% of food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations work all year, while 66% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 29 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
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    Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations (NOC 6711) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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