Job outlook Retail Salesperson near Vancouver (BC)

Job opportunities for Retail salespersons (NOC 6421) are good near Vancouver (BC) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a retail salesperson.

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

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Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be good for Retail salespersons (NOC 6421) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small 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 Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 50,350 people work in this occupation.
  • Retail salespersons mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 81%

Job opportunities in British Columbia


The job outlook for a retail salesperson working in British Columbia is fair over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Retail salespersons (NOC 6421) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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