Job prospects Administrative Officer in Yukon

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "administrative officer" was moved from the group Administrative officers (NOC 1221) to the group Administrative officers (NOC 13100).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as an "administrative officer" in Yukon or Canada.

Job opportunities in Yukon

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

administrative officer
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Administrative officers (NOC 1221) in Yukon for the 2022-2024 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • Administrative officers are employed by all industries in Yukon. Key employers include public administration at all levels of government, healthcare and educational institutions.

Here are some key facts about Administrative officers in Yukon:

  • Approximately 450 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Administrative officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 32%
    • Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 15%
    • Wholesale and Retail Trade (NAICS 41, 44-45): 13%
    • Health care and social services (NAICS 62): 10%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 89% compared to 82% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 11% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • 61% of administrative officers work all year, while 39% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 34 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • less than 5% of administrative officers are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 18% compared to 50% for all occupations
    • Women: 82% compared to 50% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 25% compared to 24% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 6% compared to 11% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 44% compared to 25% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 16% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 9% for all occupations

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