Job prospects Food Service Supervisor in Alberta

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 "food service supervisor" was moved from the group Food service supervisors (NOC 6311) to the group Food service supervisors (NOC 62020).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "food service supervisor" in Alberta or Canada.

Job opportunities in Alberta

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

food service supervisor
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Food service supervisors (NOC 6311) in Alberta 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.

Here are some key facts about Food service supervisors in Alberta:

  • Approximately 8,950 people work in this occupation.
  • Food service supervisors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 86%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 84% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 16% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 55% of food service supervisors work all year, while 45% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 35 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • less than 5% of food service supervisors are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 37% compared to 54% for all occupations
    • Women: 63% compared to 46% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 9% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 40% compared to 28% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: less than 5% compared to 10% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 19% compared to 24% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 24% compared to 18% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 8% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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