Job prospects Administrative Assistant - Legal in Saskatchewan

Job opportunities for Legal administrative assistants (NOC 1242) are fair in Saskatchewan over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as an administrative assistant - legal.

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 Saskatchewan

administrative assistant - legal
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Legal administrative assistants (NOC 1242) in Saskatchewan for the 2021-2023 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Sustained employment in the legal industry along with an aging workforce will likely support job opportunities in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Legal administrative assistants in the Saskatchewan region:

  • Approximately 1,700 people work in this occupation.
  • Legal administrative assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Legal services (NAICS 5411): 83%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 86% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 14% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 79% of legal administrative assistants work all year, while 21% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 35 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of legal administrative assistants are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Saskatchewan by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Northern Region Good Good
    Prince Albert Region Good Good
    Regina–Moose Mountain Region Fair Fair
    Saskatoon–Biggar Region Fair Fair
    Swift Current–Moose Jaw Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Yorkton–Melville Region Undetermined Undetermined
    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 Legal administrative assistants (NOC 1242) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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