Job prospects Accounting Technician in Yukon
Job opportunities for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) are good in Yukon over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as an accounting technician.
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 Yukon
The employment outlook will be good for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) in Yukon for the 2021-2023 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
- Several positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Accounting technicians and bookkeepers are employed by nearly all industries in Yukon. Workers in this occupation have experienced limited impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, with most workers able to work from home. A variety of businesses continue to employ and use the services of this occupation. Job opportunities for this occupation are closely tied to overall health of Yukon’s economy, which is expected to be strong for the next few years.
Here are some key facts about Accounting technicians and bookkeepers in the Yukon region:
- Approximately 250 people work in this occupation.
- Accounting technicians and bookkeepers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 25%
- Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 24%
- Other Primary Sector (NAICS 11): 13%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 10%
- Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 9%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 76% compared to 82% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 24% compared to 18% for all occupations
- 62% of accounting technicians and bookkeepers work all year, while 38% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 29 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
- 23% of accounting technicians and bookkeepers are self-employed compared to an average of 12% 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 technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.
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