Job prospects Session Musician near Edmonton (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Musicians and singers near Edmonton (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a session musician.

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 (2018-2020). 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 good for Musicians and singers (NOC 5133) in the Edmonton region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Several 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 Musicians and singers in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 1,540 people work in this occupation.
  • Musicians and singers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 66%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 26%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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