Job prospects Executive Assistant in the London Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "executive assistant" was moved from the group Executive assistants (NOC 1222) to the group Executive assistants (NOC 12100).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Executive assistants" in the London Region or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Very good

The employment outlook will be very good for Executive assistants (NOC 1222) in the London region for the 2022-2024 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 Executive assistants in the London region:

  • Approximately 450 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Executive assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 17%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 9%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 8%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 7%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 7%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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Labour Market Information Survey
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