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Retail and wholesale trade managers  (NOC 0621)
Prince Edward Island
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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Retail and wholesale trade managers in Prince Edward Island as well as in the rest of the Prince Edward Island.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Prince Edward Island Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23

For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Retail and wholesale trade managers (NOC 0621) in Prince Edward Island.

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 remain relatively stable.
  • A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
  • Employee turnover in this occupation is high, which could generate additional employment opportunities.

In addition, due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities will vary depending on the time of the year.

Here are some key facts about Retail and wholesale trade managers in the Prince Edward Island region:

  • Approximately 1,550 people work in this occupation.
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 60%
    • Food and beverage stores (NAICS 445): 19%
  • 84% of Retail and wholesale trade managers work all year, while 16% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 30 weeks compared to 27 weeks for all occupations.
  • 56% of Retail and wholesale trade managers are self-employed compared to an average of 13% for all occupations.
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 7% compared to 14% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 67% compared to 64% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 25% compared to 22% for all occupations
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 61% compared to 51% for all occupations
    • Women: 39% compared to 49% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • No high school diploma: 10% compared to 14% for all occupations
    • High school diploma or equivalent: 41% compared to 27% for all occupations
    • Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 14% compared to 11% for all occupations
    • College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 21% compared to 28% for all occupations
    • Bachelor's degree: 11% compared to 14% for all occupations
    • University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 7% for all occupations

Local Labour Market News

Week of Jun 12 - Jun 16, 2017 Week of Jun 05 - Jun 09, 2017 Week of May 29 - Jun 02, 2017 Week of May 08 - May 12, 2017
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