Job prospects Administrative Assistant, Medical near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Medical administrative assistants near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as an administrative assistant, medical.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

administrative assistant, medical
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Medical administrative assistants (NOC 1243) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Medical administrative assistants in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 2,870 people work in this occupation.
  • Medical administrative assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 89%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 9%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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