Job prospects Hotel Front Desk Clerk in Northwest Territories
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 Northwest Territories or Canada.
Job opportunities in Northwest Territories
Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.
The employment outlook will be moderate for Hotel front desk clerks (NOC 6525) in Northwest Territories for the 2022-2024 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
- Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
- High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
- Consumer demand for accommodation and food services is expected to increase across the territories during the forecast period, resulting in increased employment opportunities. This is the result of the lifting of most COVID-19 restrictions across the territories and the return of tourism to the region in 2022.
- Labour shortages in accommodation and food services in the territories and across Canada are expected to continue in the forecast period. Labour shortages in accommodation and food services across the territories are the result of multiple factors including: changing worker preferences, job uncertainty, low rates of pay, and a lack of affordable housing options in many communities.
Here are some key facts about Hotel front desk clerks in Northwest Territories:
- Approximately 50 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
- Hotel front desk clerks mainly work in the following sectors:
- Tourism & Culture (NAICS 51, 71-72): more than 95%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 80% compared to 86% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 20% compared to 14% for all occupations
- 60% of hotel front desk clerks work all year, while 40% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 30 weeks compared to 26 weeks for all occupations.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 27% compared to 53% for all occupations
- Women: 73% compared to 47% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- no high school diploma: 33% compared to 20% for all occupations
- high school diploma or equivalent: 17% compared to 22% for all occupations
- apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 25% compared to 11% for all occupations
- college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 17% compared to 24% for all occupations
- bachelor's degree: n/a
- university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: n/a
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