Job prospects Administrative Assistant - Legal near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Legal administrative assistants near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as an administrative assistant - legal.

Note that the current 2019-2021 employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. We are working to update this information as soon as possible. In the meantime, visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation. You can also read our newly updated sectoral profiles to learn about recent developments for key economic sectors in your region.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

administrative assistant - legal
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Legal administrative assistants (NOC 1242) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Legal administrative assistants in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 9,940 people work in this occupation.
  • Legal administrative assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 77%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 12%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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