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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) 2017-12-15

The employment outlook will be fair for Retail and wholesale trade managers (NOC 0621) in Prince Edward Island for the 2017-2019 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
  • Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities may 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 1,350 people work in this occupation.
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 62%
    • Food and beverage stores (NAICS 445): 17%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 5%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 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.
  • 22% of retail and wholesale trade managers are self-employed compared to an average of 9% for all occupations.
Please consult the Prince Edward Island and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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