Job prospects Accounting Clerk in Nunavut

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 "accounting clerk" was moved from the group Accounting and related clerks (NOC 1431) to the group Accounting and related clerks (NOC 14200).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as an "accounting clerk" in Nunavut or Canada.

Job opportunities in Nunavut

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

accounting clerk
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Accounting and related clerks (NOC 1431) in Nunavut for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Accounting and related clerks in Nunavut:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Accounting and related clerks mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 24%
    • Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 21%
    • Wholesale and Retail Trade (NAICS 41, 44-45): 9%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 9%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 9%
  • 75% of accounting and related clerks work all year, while 25% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 21 weeks compared to 24 weeks for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 16% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 84% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 24% compared to 39% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 38% compared to 17% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 10% compared to 9% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 19% compared to 20% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 10% compared to 10% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: n/a

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