Job prospects Illustrator And Graphic Designer near Edmonton (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Graphic designers and illustrators near Edmonton (AB). These trends also apply to people working as an illustrator and graphic designer.

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

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Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be fair for Graphic designers and illustrators (NOC 5241) in the Edmonton region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new 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 Graphic designers and illustrators in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 2,460 people work in this occupation.
  • Graphic designers and illustrators mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 46%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 10%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 6%
    • Printing and related support activities (NAICS 323): 5%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 5%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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