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Retail salespersons  (NOC 6421)
Annapolis Valley Region
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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Retail salespersons in Annapolis Valley Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23

For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Retail salespersons (NOC 6421) in the Annapolis Valley region.

This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:

  • Employment is expected to decline sharply.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced high levels of unemployment.
  • Employee turnover in this occupation is high, which could generate additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Retail salespersons in the Annapolis Valley region:

  • Approximately 1,600 people work in this occupation.
  • Retail salespersons mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 48%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 24%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 8%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 26% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 48% compared to 67% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 26% compared to 21% for all occupations
Please consult the Nova Scotia and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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