Job prospects Administrative Assistant - Legal near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Legal administrative assistants near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as an administrative assistant - legal.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends

Undetermined

We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

administrative assistant - legal
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Legal administrative assistants (NOC 1242) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many 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 Legal administrative assistants in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 5,660 people work in this occupation.
  • Legal administrative assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 76%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 13%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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