Storekeepers and Partspersons – NOC 1522 SDG
Number of People Who Work in this Industry
Median Income of People Working in this Occupation
of People Working in this Occupation
38.9% of the workforce has a secondary school diploma.
38.9% of the workforce has an apprenticeship or trade certificate.
Age of the Workforce
in this Occupation
26.3% of the workforce is age 45 to 64.
50% of storekeepers and partspersons work in the Retail sector.
28% work in the Household and Personal Services sector.
22% work in the Wholesale sector.
The employment outlook in our region for 2017-2019 is limited. Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions. Several positions will become available due to retirements. There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation. Bilingualism may be an asset
Projected growth rate in Ontario: 2.1%-3%
What Else Do I Need to Know?
- Experience using accounting, inventory and/or billing software may improve job prospects. Overtime and weekend work is common at the end of financial reporting periods and during tax season.
- Those with technical or product knowledge in a specific area may have an employment advantage.
- For more information directly from local employers about this occupation, click on Manufacturing Services Sector, Professional, Technical & Education Services Sector, Transportation & Warehousing Services Sector, and/or Wholesale & Retail Trade Services Sector.