Job outlook Accounting Technician near Saanich (BC)

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

Job opportunities near Saanich (BC)

accounting technician
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) in the Vancouver Island and Coast region for the 2019-2021 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Accounting technicians and bookkeepers in the Vancouver Island and Coast region:

  • Approximately 5,480 people work in this occupation.
  • Accounting technicians and bookkeepers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 37%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 13%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 8%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 5%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 5%

Job opportunities in British Columbia

The job outlook for an accounting technician working in British Columbia 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 Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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