Job prospects Hotel Front Desk Clerk in Yukon

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 Yukon or Canada.

Job opportunities in Yukon

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

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Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be good for Hotel front desk clerks (NOC 6525) in Yukon 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 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 in the territories and the return of tourism to the region in 2022.
  • Nearly 20 percent of jobs within accommodation and food services in Yukon were vacant in the second quarter of 2022 (Statistics Canada 2022). This was the highest accommodation and food services job vacancy rate in Canada.
  • Labour shortages in accommodation and food services in the territories and across Canada are expected to continue during the forecast period. Labour shortages in accommodation and food services in 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 in the territories.

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

  • Approximately 100 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: 89% compared to 82% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 11% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • 72% of hotel front desk clerks work all year, while 28% 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 37 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 63% compared to 50% for all occupations
    • Women: 38% compared to 50% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 17% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 22% compared to 24% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 11% compared to 11% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 28% compared to 25% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 11% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 11% compared to 9% for all occupations

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