Job prospects Administrative Officer in Northwest Territories

Job opportunities for Administrative officers (NOC 1221) are fair in Northwest Territories over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as an administrative officer.

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.

Job opportunities in Northwest Territories

administrative officer
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Administrative officers (NOC 1221) in Northwest Territories 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Administrative officers in the Northwest Territories region:

  • Approximately 350 people work in this occupation.
  • Administrative officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 14%
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 13%
    • Manufacturing (NAICS 31-33): 10%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 9%
    • Wholesale and Retail Trade (NAICS 41, 44-45): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 93% compared to 86% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 7% compared to 14% for all occupations
  • 80% of administrative officers work all year, while 20% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 28 weeks compared to 26 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of administrative officers are self-employed compared to an average of 6% for all occupations.
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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Administrative officers (NOC 1221) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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