This occupation is in the career group Insurance and Real Estate Sales Occupations and Buyers (NOC 623), which includes Retail and Wholesale Buyers.
Workers in this career are employed in the following industries: Retail trade (54%), Wholesale trade (31%), Manufacturing (5%).
According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 52% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.
84% of workers in this occupation worked full-time, compared to the average of 81% for all occupations.
Women represented 49% of workers in this occupation, compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.