Job prospects Chief Buyer near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Retail and wholesale buyers near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a chief buyer.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends


We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

chief buyer
Outlook over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Retail and wholesale buyers (NOC 6222) 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.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Retail and wholesale buyers in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 2,250 people work in this occupation.
  • Retail and wholesale buyers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 53%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 18%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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