Job prospects Accountant in the Saskatoon–Biggar Region

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

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

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 Assessment Methodology

Job prospects

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

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of 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 Saskatoon - Biggar region:

  • Approximately 2,020 people work in this occupation.
  • Financial auditors and accountants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 38%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 8%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 6%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 6%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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