Retail Trade Supervisors

Unit Group 6211

Skill Type: Sales and Service Occupations

Type of work

Retail trade supervisors supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: Retail Salespersons and Sales Clerks (6421), Cashiers (6611), Grocery Clerks and Store Shelf Stockers (6622) and Other Elemental Sales Occupations (6623).

For the full and official description of this occupation according to the National Occupational Classification, visit the NOC site.

Examples of Occupational Titles

  • department store supervisor
  • head cashier
  • liquor store supervisor
  • produce department supervisor
  • rental service supervisor
  • route supervisor, retail sales
  • telemarketing supervisor

Outlook

Job prospects in this occupation are fair.

Statistics 6211 - Retail Trade Supervisors

Main Labour Market Indicators

Main Labour Market Indicators Unit Group 6211 All occupations
Employment, average 2009-2011 41,250 3,905,700
EI Claimants in 2011 250 92,650
Average Annual Growth Rate 2012-2016 0.5% 0.7%
Annual Employment Variation 2012-2016 200 27,050
Annual Attrition 2012-2016 550 72,750
Total Annual Needs 2012-2016 750 99,800

Employment Distribution by Gender

Employment Distribution by Gender Unit Group 6211 All occupations
Males 41.5% 52.7%
Females 58.5% 47.3%

Employment Distribution by Age

Employment Distribution by Age Unit Group 6211 All occupations
15 - 24 years 23.6% 14.1%
25 - 44 years 43.2% 45.1%
45 - 64 years 32.6% 38.8%
65 years and over 0.6% 2.0%

Employment Distribution by Status

Employment Distribution by Status Unit Group 6211 All occupations
Full-time 84.6% 79.2%
Part-time 15.4% 20.8%

Average Annual Employment Income

Average Annual Employment Income
(Full-Time, Full-Year)
Unit Group 6211 All occupations
Full-time, full-year 66.3% 53.2%
Average income 33,000 45,157
0-19999$ 21.7% 16.5%
20000-49999$ 64.5% 52.4%
50000$ and over 13.8% 31.1%

Employment Distribution by Highest Level of Schooling

Employment Distribution by
Highest Level of Schooling
Unit Group 6211 All occupations
Less than high-school 16.2% 14.1%
High-school 38.4% 21.9%
Post-secondary 37.9% 43.1%
Bachelors 7.5% 20.9%

Employment Distribution by Region

Employment Distribution by Region Unit Group 6211 All occupations
Abitibi-Témiscamingue 1.3% 1.8%
Bas-St-Laurent 1.7% 2.5%
Capitale-Nationale 9.0% 9.1%
Centre-du-Québec 1.7% 2.9%
Chaudière-Appalaches 4.3% 5.4%
Côte-Nord-Nord du Québec 0.8% 1.7%
Estrie 2.5% 3.9%
Gaspésie-îles-de-la-Madeleine 0.9% 1.1%
Lanaudière 8.5% 5.8%
Laurentides 8.2% 7.0%
Laval 5.1% 5.0%
Mauricie 2.3% 3.1%
Montérégie 21.7% 18.7%
Montréal 24.6% 24.1%
Outaouais 4.5% 4.7%
Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean 2.9% 3.3%

Self-employment

Employment Distribution Unit Group 6211 All occupations
Self-employment 2.8% 11.2%

Immigration

Employment Distribution Unit Group 6211 All occupations
Immigration 9.4% 12.2%

Main Areas of Employment

Main Areas of Employment Percentage
Retail Trade 83.5%
Wholesale Trade 5.0%
Rental and Leasing Services 3.4%