Job prospects Retail Salesperson near Grande Prairie (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Retail salespersons near Grande Prairie (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a retail salesperson.

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.

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

retail salesperson
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Retail salespersons (NOC 6421) in the Athabasca - Grande Prairie - Peace River region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new 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.

Here are some key facts about Retail salespersons in the Athabasca - Grande Prairie - Peace River region:

  • Approximately 3,870 people work in this occupation.
  • Retail salespersons mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 82%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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