Job prospects Insurance Underwriter in New Brunswick

Job opportunities for Insurance underwriters (NOC 1313) are good in New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick

insurance underwriter
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good

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

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several 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 New Brunswick region:

  • Approximately 300 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • 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: more than 95% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 85% of insurance underwriters work all year, while 15% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 30 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in New Brunswick by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Campbellton–Miramichi Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Edmundston–Woodstock Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Fredericton–Oromocto Good Good
    Moncton–Richibucto Region Good Good
    Saint John–St. Stephen Region Good Good
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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