Managers in Retail Trade

(NOC 621)


These comments apply to the career group Managers in Retail Trade.

The majority of job openings will arise from retirements. The retirement rate in this occupation will be just above the occupational average, given that workers in this occupation are generally older than the average. Although expansion demand will result in only 27% of job openings over the 2011-2020 period, it will still be noticeable, which means that the upward trend that began many years ago will continue. In terms of supply, the majority of job seekers will be new graduates. In addition, a large number of job seekers will come from other occupations. Workers in other occupations looking for employment in this one will come primarily from food service or accommodation, having acquired solid experience in the field.

Job Seekers: 127,196
Job Openings: 109,875

Job prospects for this career are rated Limited

Last Updated: May 20, 2012