Job prospects Accounting Clerk in Northwest Territories

Job opportunities for Accounting and related clerks (NOC 1431) are limited in Northwest Territories over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as an accounting clerk.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Job opportunities in Northwest Territories

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Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be limited for Accounting and related clerks (NOC 1431) in Northwest Territories for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several 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 Accounting and related clerks in the Northwest Territories region:

  • Approximately 250 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Accounting and related clerks mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 23%
    • Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 16%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 16%
    • Manufacturing (NAICS 31-33): 12%
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 86% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 14% for all occupations
  • 73% of accounting and related clerks work all year, while 27% 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 27 weeks compared to 26 weeks for all occupations.
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    Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Accounting and related clerks (NOC 1431) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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