Job prospects Legal Researcher in New Brunswick
Job opportunities for Paralegal and related occupations (NOC 4211) are fair in New Brunswick over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a legal researcher.
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 New Brunswick
The employment outlook will be fair for Paralegal and related occupations (NOC 4211) in New Brunswick for the 2021-2023 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
- 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 Paralegal and related occupations in the New Brunswick region:
- Approximately 200 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
- Paralegal and related occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
- Legal services (NAICS 5411): 74%
- Insurance Carriers and related activities (NAICS 524, 526): 7%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 88% compared to 83% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 13% compared to 17% for all occupations
- 75% of paralegal and related occupations work all year, while 25% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 23 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
- 10% of paralegal and related occupations are self-employed compared to an average of 8% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in New Brunswick by economic region.
|Campbellton–Miramichi Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Edmundston–Woodstock Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Moncton–Richibucto Region||Fair Fair|
|Saint John–St. Stephen Region||Fair Fair|
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Labour market conditions over the next 10 years
We expect that the labour supply and demand for Paralegal and related occupations (NOC 4211) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.
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