Storekeepers and partspersons

Storekeepers and partspersons

NOC
1522

Sort, store and issue parts and supplies for use by the establishment in which they work or for sale to the public.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Fair
Fair

3 Year Job Openings

122
 

Median Hourly Wage

$20.00
$13.60
Low
$24.22
High

Median Salary

$37,848
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

1,112
 

% Working Full Time

93%
 

% Working Full Year

78%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Storekeepers and partspersons sort, store and issue parts and supplies for use by the establishment in which they work and for sale to the public. They are employed by manufacturing companies, warehouses, retail and wholesale establishments, mining, forestry and construction companies, repair shops, hospitals and other establishments.

Main Duties

Storekeepers and partspersons perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Receive and sort incoming parts and supplies
  • Store items in an orderly and accessible manner in a warehouse, tool room, supply room or other area
  • Process incoming requisitions and issue or distribute parts and supplies for internal usage
  • Maintain records of orders and the amount, kind and location of parts and supplies on hand using manual or computerized inventory system
  • Prepare requisition orders to replenish parts and supplies
  • Sell spare and replacement parts for motor vehicles, machinery and equipment in a retail setting
  • Advise retail customers or internal users on appropriateness of parts, supplies or materials requested.
  • Partspersons may specialize in a particular line of parts such as automotive parts, recreational vehicle parts, marine parts, heavy equipment parts, agricultural machinery parts, heating, ventilating and air conditioning parts or refrigeration parts.

Also Known As

  • ammunition storekeeper
  • automotive partsperson - retail
  • material keeper
  • medical supply clerk
  • motor vehicle parts clerk
  • parts clerk
  • parts supplier
  • partsperson
  • ship storeman/woman
  • storekeeper
  • tool room attendant
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Completion of a three-year apprenticeship program or Completion of specialized training in high school and a one-year college program for partspersons may be required.
  • Trade certification for partspersons is available, but voluntary, in all provinces and territories.
  • Experience in a related clerical occupation, or as a warehouse worker, may be required for partspersons.
  • Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualified partspersons upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.

Provincial Regulation

  • Provincially Regulated: Yes
  • Compulsory: No
  • Red Seal: Yes
Employment by Sex

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

Data legend

11.4%
Female
88.6%
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

12.7%
15-24
13.2%
25-34
21.3%
35-44
21.8%
45-54
26.9%
55-64
4.1%
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

12.6%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
53.8%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
12.1%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
18.1%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
3.5%
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

44.0%
Retail trade
18.5%
Wholesale trade
6.5%
Public administration
31.0%
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

17.70%
Northeast
29.30%
Southeast
15.20%
Southwest
26.30%
Central
11.60%
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

$40,014
Northeast
$34,526
Southeast
$42,080
Southwest
$38,507
Central
$39,789
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

$20.00
$13.60
Low
$24.22
High

Southeast

$20.00
$13.60
Low
$24.22
High

Southwest

$20.00
$13.60
Low
$24.22
High

Central

$20.00
$13.60
Low
$24.22
High

Northwest

$20.00
$13.60
Low
$24.22
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

$37,848

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$41,652

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

New Brunswick

$37,848

Newfoundland

$38,937

Prince Edward Island

$38,519

Nova Scotia

$36,958

Canada

$41,259
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

122
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

120
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

375
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-9
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

381