Job prospects Hotel Front Desk Clerk in Nova Scotia

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 "hotel front desk clerk" was moved from the group Hotel front desk clerks (NOC 6525) to the group Hotel front desk clerks (NOC 64314).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "hotel front desk clerk" in Nova Scotia or Canada.

Job opportunities in Nova Scotia

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

hotel front desk clerk
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Hotel front desk clerks (NOC 6525) in Nova Scotia for the 2022-2024 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
  • Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Here are some key facts about Hotel front desk clerks in Nova Scotia:

  • Approximately 650 people work in this occupation.
  • Hotel front desk clerks mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Accommodation services (NAICS 721): more than 95%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 78% compared to 80% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 22% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • 48% of hotel front desk clerks work all year, while 52% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 26 weeks compared to 30 weeks for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 22% compared to 51% for all occupations
    • Women: 78% compared to 49% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 38% compared to 26% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 6% compared to 10% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 32% compared to 27% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 18% compared to 17% 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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