Job prospects General Office Worker near Hamilton (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for General office support workers near Hamilton (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a general office worker.

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 Methodology

Job prospects

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for General office support workers (NOC 1411) in the Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • 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 General office support workers in the Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 6,970 people work in this occupation.
  • General office support workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 21%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 8%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 7%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 7%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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