Job outlook Accounting Technician near Halifax (NS)

The job outlook for an accounting technician working near Halifax (NS) is good over the next 3 years. This outlook is applicable to all Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311).

Job opportunities near Halifax (NS)

accounting technician
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) in the Halifax region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of a few 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 Accounting technicians and bookkeepers in the Halifax region:

  • Approximately 1,410 people work in this occupation.
  • Accounting technicians and bookkeepers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 25%
    • Finance, insurance and real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 12%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 10%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 10%
    • Nursing and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 6%

Job opportunities in Nova Scotia

The job outlook for an accounting technician working in Nova Scotia is fair over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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