Job prospects Accounting Technician near Edmonton (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Accounting technicians and bookkeepers" near Edmonton (AB) or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note: These outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years


Over the past few years (2019-2021), the labour market was balanced for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers near Edmonton (AB). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be good for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) in the Edmonton region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Increased economic activities across sectors including small and medium businesses should provide a positive employment outlook for this occupation. Changes in tax filling requirements following the end to government tax reliefs, and new individual expense claims related to remote work arrangements will drive demand for professionals in this occupation by individuals, small and medium businesses.

Here are some key facts about Accounting technicians and bookkeepers in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 9,850 people work in this occupation.
  • Accounting technicians and bookkeepers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 33%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 13%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 7%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 7%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 6%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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