Job outlook Administrative Officer near Sherbrooke (QC)

Job opportunities for Administrative officers (NOC 1221) are good near Sherbrooke (QC) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as an administrative officer.

Job opportunities near Sherbrooke (QC)

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Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be good for Administrative officers (NOC 1221) in the Estrie region for the 2019-2021 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.

To gain access to this occupation, one usually requires experience in office work and a diploma of professional studies, a college diploma or a university degree in an administrative discipline such as: secretarial work, office automation, accounting and management. In addition, experience allows for administrative management positions. Employers are looking for candidates who are fluent in French and the various office tools, but bilingualism can be an asset in many workplaces. Even if the pool of available labour is vast, candidates who meet the requirements of employers related to training, the quality of French and bilingualism should not have difficulty finding a job, whether in this occupation or in another administrative profession.

This occupation is present in almost all industries, but mainly in services. In the medium term, it should benefit from the expected growth in health care and education. In addition, the greater use of office automation and the increased requirements of employers, both in terms of training and versatility, have led to a significant diversification of administrative work. As a result, there is a decompartmentalization of functions previously assigned to other occupations, which improves the outlook for these workers.

Here are some key facts about Administrative officers in the Estrie region:

  • Approximately 1,400 people work in this occupation.
  • Administrative officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 46%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 13%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 8%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 5%

Job opportunities in Québec

The job outlook for an administrative officer working in Québec is good over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Administrative officers (NOC 1221) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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