Job outlook Accounting Technician near Kitchener (ON)

Job opportunities for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) are fair near Kitchener (ON) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as an accounting technician.

Job opportunities near Kitchener (ON)

accounting technician
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) in the Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie 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 Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie region:

  • Approximately 7,410 people work in this occupation.
  • Accounting technicians and bookkeepers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 40%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 9%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 9%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 6%

Job opportunities in Ontario

Fair

The job outlook for an accounting technician working in Ontario 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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