Job prospects International Development And Assistance Researcher in Saskatchewan

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as an "international development and assistance researcher" in Saskatchewan or Canada.

Job opportunities in Saskatchewan

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

Prospects over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be moderate for Business development officers and market researchers and analysts (NOC 41402) in Saskatchewan for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Business development officers and market researchers and analysts in Saskatchewan:

  • Approximately 650 people work in this occupation.
  • Business development officers and market researchers and analysts mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Computer systems design services (NAICS 5415): 11%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 11%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 10%
    • Information and cultural industries (NAICS 51): 10%
    • Monetary Authorities - central bank and securities, commodity contracts and other intermediation and related activities (NAICS 521, 522, 523): 9%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 92% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 8% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 75% of business development officers and market researchers and analysts work all year, while 25% 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 45 weeks compared to 43 weeks for all occupations.
  • 10% of business development officers and market researchers and analysts are self-employed compared to an average of 16% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 51% compared to 53% for all occupations
    • Women: 49% compared to 47% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 11% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 19% compared to 33% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 8% compared to 15% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 14% compared to 17% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 45% compared to 18% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 14% compared to 7% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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