Job outlook Accounting Technician near Vancouver (BC)

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

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

accounting technician
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2018-2020 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 15,290 people work in this occupation.
  • Accounting technicians and bookkeepers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 34%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 11%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 9%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 6%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 6%

Job opportunities in British Columbia

The job outlook for an accounting technician working in British Columbia 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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