Job prospects Food Service Supervisor in Newfoundland and Labrador

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 Newfoundland and Labrador or Canada.

Job opportunities in Newfoundland and Labrador

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
Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Food service supervisors (NOC 6311) in Newfoundland and Labrador 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 a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Growth in this occupation will be generally due to a recovery in the food services industry from the COVID-19 pandemic and its related public health restrictions. This occupation is typically filled through promotion within a restaurant. There may be a requirement to be available to work a flexible schedule, including evening and weekend shifts.

Here are some key facts about Food service supervisors in Newfoundland and Labrador:

  • Approximately 1,200 people work in this occupation.
  • Food service supervisors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 87%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 7%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 77% compared to 84% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 23% compared to 16% for all occupations
  • 61% of food service supervisors work all year, while 39% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 32 weeks compared to 26 weeks for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 28% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 72% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 17% compared to 14% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 38% compared to 25% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 6% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 28% compared to 30% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 9% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 6% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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