Job prospects Cashier near Edmonton (AB)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "cashier" was moved from the group Cashiers (NOC 6611) to the group Cashiers (NOC 65100).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Cashiers" near Edmonton (AB) or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be moderate for Cashiers (NOC 6611) in the Edmonton region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

The labour market for cashiers is continuing to adapt to changes brought on by the pandemic. The level of savings among consumers has helped sustain consumer spending despite high prices. Household spending in Alberta is expected to increase by 3.3% in 2022 and only by 0.6% in 2023. It should however pick up again in 2024, increasing by 2.3%. This provides positive job prospects for cashiers in Alberta. Also, recent labour shortages in retail means more workers are needed to fill vacant spots.

Here are some key facts about Cashiers in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 11,430 people work in this occupation.
  • Cashiers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 76%
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 16%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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