Job prospects Fast Food Restaurant Manager in New Brunswick

Job opportunities for Restaurant and food service managers (NOC 0631) are fair in New Brunswick over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a fast food restaurant manager.

Note that the current 2019-2021 employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. We are working to update this information as soon as possible. In the meantime, visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation. You can also read our newly updated sectoral profiles to learn about recent developments for key economic sectors in your region.

Job opportunities in New Brunswick

fast food restaurant manager
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Restaurant and food service managers (NOC 0631) in New Brunswick for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several 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.

Traditionally, there has been a fair amount of turnover in this occupation and the majority of job openings result from the need to fill those vacancies. At the same time, however, competition for these openings is expected to be relatively high. Job prospects will be greater for individuals with managerial experience working in high-volume restaurant operations and who are willing to do shift work, including weekends and holidays. Generally, employment opportunities within this occupation are less favourable in the winter months.

Here are some key facts about Restaurant and food service managers in the New Brunswick region:

  • Approximately 2,000 people work in this occupation.
  • Restaurant and food service managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 87%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 94% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 6% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 77% of restaurant and food service managers work all year, while 23% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 33 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • 27% of restaurant and food service managers are self-employed compared to an average of 8% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in New Brunswick by economic region.

    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Restaurant and food service managers (NOC 0631) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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