Job prospects Retail Sales Associate near Kelowna (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Retail salespersons" near Kelowna (BC) or across Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note: These outlooks were updated on November 29th, 2023. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years


Over the past few years (2021-2023), the labour market was balanced for Retail salespersons near Kelowna (BC). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be limited for Retail salespersons and visual merchandisers (NOC 64100) in the Thompson - Okanagan region for the 2023-2025 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.

Here are some key facts about Retail salespersons and visual merchandisers in the Thompson - Okanagan region:

  • Approximately 9,370 people work in this occupation.
  • Retail salespersons and visual merchandisers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 81%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Retail salespersons across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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