Table 1 
The 10 occupations with the largest annual decreases in job vacancies and their average offered wage, third quarter of 2023 

The 10 occupations with the largest annual decreases in job vacancies and their average offered wage, third quarter of 2023
Number of job vacancies – Third quarter of 2022Number of job vacancies – Third quarter of 2023Change in level – Third quarter of 2022 to third quarter of 2023% – Third quarter of 2022 to third quarter of 2023Average offered hourly wage ($) – Third quarter of 2022Average offered hourly wage ($) – Third quarter of 2023
Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations 73,745 47,475 -26,270 -35.6 15.50 16.15
Retail salespersons 47,725 30,065 -17,660 -37.0 15.95 16.60
Food and beverage servers 23,195 13,205 -9,990 -43.1 15.00 15.50
Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers 19,285 11,215 -8,070 -41.8 15.55 15.95
Cooks 27,610 19,815 -7,795 -28.2 17.55 18.05
Other customer and information services representatives 19,405 11,860 -7,545 -38.9 19.20 20.50
Construction trades helpers and labourers 25,200 18,300 -6,900 -27.4 22.45 22.60
Transport truck drivers 26,905 20,140 -6,765 -25.1 27.55 26.75
Cashiers 13,440 7,595 -5,845 -43.5 15.30 15.85
Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates 26,205 20,715 -5,490 -21.0 22.35 39.25
Source(s):
Job Vacancy and Wage Survey (5217), table 14-10-0356-01.
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