Retail and wholesale trade managers

Retail and wholesale trade managers

NOC
0621

Manage and evaluate the operations of establishments that sell merchandise or services on a retail or wholesale basis.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Good
Good

3 Year Job Openings

1,306
 

Median Hourly Wage

$27.50
$15.50
Low
$48.08
High

Median Salary

$41,286
 

Typically Required

University

Employed

9,130
 

% Working Full Time

96%
 

% Working Full Year

83%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Retail and wholesale trade managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of establishments that sell merchandise or services on a retail or wholesale basis. Retail and wholesale trade managers are employed by retail and wholesale sales establishments or they may own and operate their own store.

Main Duties

Retail and wholesale trade managers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Plan, direct and evaluate the operations of establishments engaged in wholesale and retail sales or of departments in such establishments
  • Manage staff and assign duties
  • Study market research and trends to determine consumer demand, potential sales volumes and effect of competitors' operations on sales
  • Determine merchandise and services to be sold, and implement price and credit policies
  • Locate, select and procure merchandise for resale
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies
  • Plan budgets and authorize expenditures
  • Resolve customer complaints
  • Determine staffing requirements and hire or oversee hiring of staff.

Also Known As

  • antique dealer
  • assistant manager - retail
  • automobile repair shop manager
  • bookstore manager
  • car dealership manager
  • cattle dealer
  • clothing store manager
  • department store manager
  • pleasure boat dealer
  • sporting goods store manager
  • store manager - retail
  • supermarket manager
  • variety store manager
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • A university degree or college diploma in business administration or other field related to the product or service being sold may be required.
  • Several years of related retail sales experience at increasing levels of responsibility are usually required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

41.1%
Female
58.9%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

Data legend

3.5%
15-24
15.1%
25-34
23.9%
35-44
32.5%
45-54
20.2%
55-64
4.9%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

Data legend

7.4%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
45.3%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
7.5%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
24.0%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
15.9%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

83.8%
Retail trade
13.9%
Wholesale trade
0.4%
Manufacturing
1.9%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

Data legend

20.70%
Northeast
27.80%
Southeast
22.30%
Southwest
19.20%
Central
10.00%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Data legend

$37,920
Northeast
$44,943
Southeast
$43,843
Southwest
$40,378
Central
$39,577
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Northeast

$27.50
$15.50
Low
$48.08
High

Southeast

$27.50
$15.50
Low
$48.08
High

Southwest

$27.50
$15.50
Low
$48.08
High

Central

$25.96
$12.00
Low
$52.45
High

Northwest

$27.50
$15.50
Low
$48.08
High
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$41,286

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$44,382

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$41,286

Newfoundland

$42,113

Prince Edward Island

$37,637

Nova Scotia

$40,877

Canada

$43,259
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

1,306
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

52
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

1,254
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

4,618
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

346
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

4,272