Job prospects Food And Beverage Server near Halifax (NS)

Explore current and future job prospects for Food and beverage servers near Halifax (NS). These trends also apply to people working as a food and beverage server.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

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Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Food and beverage servers (NOC 6513) in the Halifax region for the 2019-2021 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.

Here are some key facts about Food and beverage servers in the Halifax region:

  • Approximately 2,550 people work in this occupation.
  • Food and beverage servers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 92%
    • Accommodation services (NAICS 721): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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