Job prospects Accounting Technician in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region
Explore current and future job prospects for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region. These trends also apply 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.
Recent trends from the past 3 years
The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2018-2020). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.
Job outlook over the next 3 years
The employment outlook will be good for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) in the Vancouver Island and Coast region 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.
Here are some key facts about Accounting technicians and bookkeepers in the Vancouver Island and Coast region:
- Approximately 5,800 people work in this occupation.
- Accounting technicians and bookkeepers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 37%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 12%
- Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 7%
- Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 6%
- Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 6%
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