Job prospects Payroll Administrator in Manitoba

Job opportunities for Payroll administrators (NOC 1432) are good in Manitoba over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a payroll administrator.

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 Manitoba

payroll administrator
Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be good for Payroll clerks (NOC 1432) in Manitoba 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Payroll clerks in the Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 2,050 people work in this occupation.
  • Payroll clerks mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 15%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 6%
    • Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services (NAICS 5412): 6%
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 5%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 5%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 91% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 9% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 77% of payroll clerks work all year, while 23% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 33 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of payroll clerks are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Manitoba by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Interlake Region Good Good
    North Central Region Good Good
    North Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Parklands Region Undetermined Undetermined
    South Central Region Good Good
    Southeast Region Fair Fair
    Southwest Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Winnipeg Region Good Good
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Payroll administrators (NOC 1432) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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