THIRD Employment Trends

Employment trends that are also about the interesting employment jobs and information provided by the Canada National Occupational Classification and about the practical employment information provided by the Quebec Labour Market Information.

City of Montreal

  1. Health Care and Social Assistance - NAICS 62
  2. Professional, Scientific and Technical Services - NAICS 54
  3. Retail Trade - NAICS 44-45
  4. Manufacturing - NAICS 31-33

Profil économique - Ville de Montréal

Montreal Urban Agglomeration

Island of Montreal

  1. Health Care and Social Assistance - NAICS 62
  2. Manufacturing - NAICS 31-33
  3. Professional, Scientific and Technical Services - NAICS 54
  4. Retail Trade - NAICS 44-45

An Economic Career Profile that provides interesting employment trends and information about the THIRD most important employment sector of the City of Montreal, namely the Retail Trade - NAICS 44-45 sector that ranks FOURTH on the Island of Montreal.

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THIRD Employment Trends & Core Sectors


Retail Trade - NAICS 44-45 

Annual employment income in 2015 in the Montreal CMA $36,000

  • NAICS 44-45 - Retail Trade

Hourly Wages in 2016 in the Montreal Census Metropolitan Area (CMA)

Minimum $11.00

Median $14.50

Maximum $28.50


Employment and Social Development Canada

  • National Occupational Classification - NOC 2016

NOC 6241 - Retail sales persons

NOC 0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers

NOC 6611 - Cashiers

NOC 6622 - Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers

NOC 6211 - Cashiers

NOC 3219Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)

NOC 1521 - Shippers and receivers

NOC 6552 - Other customer and information services representatives

NOC 7321 - Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers

NOC 3131 - Pharmacists

NOC 7452 - Material handlers

NOC 6331 - Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholsale

NOC 0015 - Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services

The Retail Trade - NAICS 44-45 sector is composed of establishments engaged in retailing merchandise, that is in selling merchandise and in providing buyers with services related to the products.

The visual display is an important part of the retail trade and design because the selection, the packaging and the pricing of the products must interest and must encourage the consumers to buy. Retailers are either store or non-store. 

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Store retailers sell building material dealers, computer and software stores, electrical supplies stores, gasoline stations, office supplies store and plumbing supplies stores. Catalogue sales showrooms, gasoline service stations and mobile home dealers are also store retailers. 

To reach their customers, non-store retailers use methods such as broadcasting and publishing of direct-response advertising, broadcasting infomercials, door-to-door solicitation, distribution by vending machines, in-home demonstration, publishing of traditional and electronic catalogues and temporary displaying of merchandise (stalls)

Montreal BUSINESS Kit

THIRD Employment Trends by Rachel Louise Barry