Job prospects Property Administrator in Ontario
Job opportunities for Property administrators (NOC 1224) are fair in Ontario over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a property administrator.
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 Ontario
The employment outlook will be fair for Property administrators (NOC 1224) in Ontario for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
- Several positions will become available due to retirements.
Over the last decade, strong performance in construction has resulted in an increased demand for property administrators. The vast majority of property administrators are employed in the real estate industry. They are likely found working in real estate brokerage firms, real estate leasing firms and property management firms. As such, the occupation is sensitive to the health of the real estate market. Others in this occupation are spread out in other industries, including public administration.
Increased construction of condominiums and multiple dwelling housing units are driven by the increased demand for rental units. The housing projects that are built will require property administrators. There is also a predicted rise in commercial and industrial investment property construction spurred by lower business borrowing costs. This is further indication that employment in the property administrators industry should increase in Ontario.
Although the completion of secondary school is generally required to work as a property administrator, additional vocational training in property management or real estate may prove advantageous for placement in property administrator positions. Knowledge of and ability in Microsoft Office and computer based accounting packages are also advantageous for placement in property administrator positions. Knowledge of administrative practices and an ability to supervise staff is an important asset. Currently, no licensing is required to operate in this occupation. Voluntary designations include Certified Facility Manager (CFM), Certified Property Manager (CPM) , Facility Management Administrator (FMA) and Real Property Administrator (RPA). The Association of Condo Managers of Ontario (ACMO) is a self-governing body providing accreditation which may be beneficial to job seeker and the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) regulates licensed realtors.
Here are some key facts about Property administrators in the Ontario region:
- Approximately 13,600 people work in this occupation.
- Property administrators mainly work in the following sectors:
- Real Estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 53): 80%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 77% compared to 79% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 23% compared to 21% for all occupations
- 71% of property administrators work all year, while 29% work only part of the year, compared to 63% and 37% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 33 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
- 30% of property administrators are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in Ontario by economic region.
|Hamilton–Niagara Peninsula Region||Fair Fair|
|Kingston–Pembroke Region||Fair Fair|
|Kitchener–Waterloo–Barrie Region||Fair Fair|
|London Region||Fair Fair|
|Muskoka–Kawarthas Region||Fair Fair|
|Northeast Region||Fair Fair|
|Northwest Region||Fair Fair|
|Ottawa Region||Fair Fair|
|Stratford–Bruce Peninsula Region||Fair Fair|
|Toronto Region||Fair Fair|
|Windsor-Sarnia Region||Fair Fair|
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Job prospects elsewhere in Canada
We expect that the labour supply and demand for Property administrators (NOC 1224) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.
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