Job prospects Accountant in the Fredericton–Oromocto

Explore current and future job prospects for Financial auditors and accountants in the Fredericton–Oromocto. These trends also apply to people working as an accountant.

Note that the current 2019-2021 employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. We are working to update this information as soon as possible. In the meantime, visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation. You can also read our newly updated sectoral profiles to learn about recent developments for key economic sectors in your region.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

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Outlook over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Financial auditors and accountants (NOC 1111) in the Fredericton - Oromocto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Financial auditors and accountants in the Fredericton - Oromocto region:

  • Approximately 500 people work in this occupation.
  • Financial auditors and accountants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 47%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 21%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 7%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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