Summary Session Musician near Edmonton (AB)
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "session musician" was moved from the group Musicians and singers (NOC 5133) to the group Musicians and singers (NOC 51122).
Find key facts and figures about working as a session musician. The following information is applicable to all Musicians and singers (NOC 51122).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Musicians and singers perform with orchestras, choirs, opera companies and popular bands in establishments such as concert halls, lounges and theatres and in film, television and recording studios. This unit group also includes music teachers who usually teach in conservatories, academies and private homes.
This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
Median wage in Alberta
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