Job prospects Bookkeeper near Prince Rupert (BC)

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 "bookkeeper" was moved from the group Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) to the group Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 12200).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Accounting technicians and bookkeepers" near Prince Rupert (BC) or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

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

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was good over the past few years (2019-2021). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be moderate for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) in the North Coast region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • Employment in this occupation continues to adapt as employers migrate towards new technologies and shared services, highlighting a reduced need for workers. However, growth in professional, scientific and technical services; and in finance, insurance and real estate is projected to maintain demand in a broad range of industries for this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Accounting technicians and bookkeepers in the North Coast region:

  • Approximately 230 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Accounting technicians and bookkeepers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 24%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 21%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 9%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 8%
    • Forestry and logging (NAICS try and loggin): 8%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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