Job prospects Food Counter Attendant near Whitehorse (YT)

Explore current and future job prospects for Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations near Whitehorse (YT). These trends also apply to people working as a food counter attendant.

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Recent trends

Undetermined

We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

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Job prospects

food counter attendant
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations (NOC 6711) in Yukon for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many 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 tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Here are some key facts about Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations in the Yukon region:

  • Approximately 400 people work in this occupation.
  • Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Tourism & Culture (NAICS 51, 71-72): 67%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 14%
    • Health care and social services (NAICS 62): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 56% compared to 82% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 44% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • 34% of food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations work all year, while 66% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 29 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
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