Job prospects Food Counter Attendant in the West Coast–Northern Peninsula–Labrador Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations in the West Coast–Northern Peninsula–Labrador Region. These trends also apply to people working as a food counter attendant.

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.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

food counter attendant
Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations (NOC 6711) in the West Coast - Northern Peninsula - Labrador region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of 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 West Coast - Northern Peninsula - Labrador region:

  • Approximately 580 people work in this occupation.
  • Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 59%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 20%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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