Job prospects Animal Groomer (except Horses) in Québec
Job opportunities for Pet groomers and animal care workers (NOC 6563) are good in Québec over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as an animal groomer (except horses).
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.
Job opportunities in Québec
The employment outlook will be good for Pet groomers and animal care workers (NOC 6563) in Québec for the 2021-2023 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
- Not many 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 Pet groomers and animal care workers in Québec:
- Approximately 3,600 people work in this occupation.
- Pet groomers and animal care workers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Personal and laundry services (NAICS 812): 53%
- Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 13%
- Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 10%
- Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): 8%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 62% compared to 80% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 38% compared to 20% for all occupations
- 57% of pet groomers and animal care workers work all year, while 43% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 30 weeks compared to 33 weeks for all occupations.
- 43% of pet groomers and animal care workers are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in Québec by economic region.
|Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region||Good Good|
|Bas-Saint-Laurent Region||Good Good|
|Capitale-Nationale Region||Good Good|
|Centre-du-Québec Region||Good Good|
|Chaudière-Appalaches Region||Good Good|
|Côte-Nord Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Estrie Region||Good Good|
|Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Lanaudière Region||Good Good|
|Laurentides Region||Good Good|
|Laval Region||Good Good|
|Mauricie Region||Good Good|
|Montréal Region||Good Good|
|Montérégie Region||Good Good|
|Nord-du-Québec Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Outaouais Region||Good Good|
|Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region||Good Good|
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