Job prospects Insurance Underwriter in Manitoba

Job opportunities for Insurance underwriters (NOC 1313) are good in Manitoba over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as an insurance underwriter.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Job opportunities in Manitoba

insurance underwriter
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Insurance underwriters (NOC 1313) in Manitoba for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Insurance underwriters in the Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 900 people work in this occupation.
  • Insurance underwriters mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Insurance Carriers and related activities (NAICS 524, 526):more than 95%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 95% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 5% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 87% of insurance underwriters work all year, while 13% 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 32 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Manitoba by economic region.

    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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