Job prospects Accounting Technician in Saskatchewan

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

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Job opportunities in Saskatchewan

accounting technician
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) in Saskatchewan 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 Saskatchewan region:

  • Approximately 6,450 people work in this occupation.
  • Accounting technicians and bookkeepers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services (NAICS 5412): 24%
    • Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): 14%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 9%
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 7%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 60% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 40% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 68% of accounting technicians and bookkeepers work all year, while 32% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 26% of accounting technicians and bookkeepers are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Saskatchewan by economic region.

    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

    You can also look at this data on a map. Go to LMI Explore

    Job prospects elsewhere in 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.

    Learn more

Date modified: