Job prospects Food Services Manager near Whitehorse (YT)
Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Restaurant and food service managers" near Whitehorse (YT) 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
Job outlook over the next 3 years
The employment outlook will be good for Restaurant and food service managers (NOC 0631) in Yukon 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
- Consumer demand for accommodation and food services is expected to increase across the territories from 2022 to 2023, resulting in increased employment opportunities. This is the result of the lifting of most COVID-19 restrictions in the territories and the return of tourism to the region in 2022.
- Nearly 20 percent of jobs within accommodation and food services in Yukon were vacant in the second quarter of 2022 (Statistics Canada 2022). This was the highest accommodation and food services job vacancy rate in Canada.
- Labour shortages in accommodation and food services in the territories and across Canada are expected to continue during the forecast period. Labour shortages in accommodation and food services in the territories are the result of multiple factors including: changing worker preferences, job uncertainty, low rates of pay, and a lack of affordable housing options in many communities in the territories.
- Restaurant and food services managers in the territories may receive compensation in addition to their wages such as free or discounted meals, subsidized accommodation, tips, and regular overtime pay.
Here are some key facts about Restaurant and food service managers in Yukon:
- Approximately 150 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
- Restaurant and food service managers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Tourism & Culture (NAICS 51, 71-72): 93%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 93% compared to 82% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 7% compared to 18% for all occupations
- 70% of restaurant and food service managers work all year, while 30% 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 32 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
- 32% of restaurant and food service managers are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 37% compared to 50% for all occupations
- Women: 63% compared to 50% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- no high school diploma: 18% compared to 12% for all occupations
- high school diploma or equivalent: 35% compared to 24% for all occupations
- apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 6% compared to 11% for all occupations
- college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 18% compared to 25% for all occupations
- bachelor's degree: 15% compared to 19% for all occupations
- university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 9% compared to 9% for all occupations
Labour market conditions over the next 10 years
Find out what will be the job prospects for Restaurant and food service managers across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.
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