Job prospects Executive Assistant in Manitoba

Job opportunities for Executive assistants (NOC 1222) are good in Manitoba over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as an executive assistant.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Job opportunities in Manitoba

executive assistant
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Executive assistants (NOC 1222) in Manitoba for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several 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 Executive assistants in the Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 1,250 people work in this occupation.
  • Executive assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 14%
    • Monetary Authorities - central bank and securities, commodity contracts and other intermediation and related activities (NAICS 521, 522, 523): 9%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 9%
    • Information and cultural industries (NAICS 51): 6%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 93% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 7% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 80% of executive assistants work all year, while 20% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 37 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of executive assistants are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Manitoba by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Interlake Region Good Good
    North Central Region Undetermined Undetermined
    North Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Parklands Region Undetermined Undetermined
    South Central Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Southeast Region Good Good
    Southwest Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Winnipeg Region Good Good
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Executive assistants (NOC 1222) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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