Job outlook Administrative Assistant near Edmonton (AB)

Job opportunities for Administrative assistants (NOC 1241) are fair near Edmonton (AB) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as an administrative assistant.

Job opportunities near Edmonton (AB)

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Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be fair for Administrative assistants (NOC 1241) in the Edmonton region for the 2019-2021 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Administrative assistants in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 9,080 people work in this occupation.
  • Administrative assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 16%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 12%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 10%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 10%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 9%

Job opportunities in Alberta


The job outlook for an administrative assistant working in Alberta is fair over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Administrative assistants (NOC 1241) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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