Job prospects Payroll Administrator in Manitoba

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "payroll administrator" in Manitoba or Canada.

Job opportunities in Manitoba

Note: These outlooks were updated on November 29th, 2023. Learn more about our methodology.

Prospects over the next 3 years

Good

The employment outlook will be good for Payroll administrators (NOC 13102) in Manitoba for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of 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 Payroll administrators in Manitoba:

  • Approximately 2,450 people work in this occupation.
  • Payroll administrators mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services (NAICS 5412): 9%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 8%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
    • Computer, electronic and electrical product manufacturing (NAICS 334-335): 5%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 90% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 10% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 79% of payroll administrators work all year, while 21% work only part of the year, compared to 65% and 35% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 46 weeks compared to 43 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of payroll administrators are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 11% compared to 53% for all occupations
    • Women: 89% compared to 47% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 31% compared to 31% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 11% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 34% compared to 17% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 17% compared to 20% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 8% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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