Job prospects Fast Food Restaurant Manager in Nova Scotia

Job opportunities for Restaurant and food service managers (NOC 0631) are fair in Nova Scotia 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 Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Job opportunities in Nova Scotia

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 Nova Scotia for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • A moderate number of 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.

There are large number of food establishments spread throughout the province, which are currently benefitting from stronger tourism activity and rebounding economy. While industry growth has been stronger in Halifax, and will continue to be given population trends, regular turnover and retirements will drive demand for this occupation. A lower rate of employment insurance applications in the Halifax area further suggests the presence of more opportunities for the profession in the city.

Here are some key facts about Restaurant and food service managers in the Nova Scotia region:

  • Approximately 3,450 people work in this occupation.
  • Restaurant and food service managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 93%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 93% compared to 80% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 7% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • 72% of restaurant and food service managers work all year, while 28% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 34 weeks compared to 30 weeks for all occupations.
  • 27% of restaurant and food service managers are self-employed compared to an average of 9% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Nova Scotia by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Annapolis Valley Region Fair Fair
    Cape Breton Region Fair Fair
    Halifax Region Fair Fair
    North Shore Region Fair Fair
    Southern Region Fair Fair
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

    You can also look at this data on a map. Go to LMI Explore

    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.

    Learn more

Date modified: