Job prospects Hairstylist Apprentice in Québec

Job opportunities for Hairstylists and barbers (NOC 6341) are fair in Québec over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a hairstylist apprentice.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Job opportunities in Québec

hairstylist apprentice
Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be fair for Hairstylists and barbers (NOC 6341) in Québec for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

A diploma of vocational studies in hairdressing is usually required. A few years of experience with certain specialized techniques (colouring, perm, etc.), different types of hair, as well as an already existing clientele can represent decisive assets for several employers.

The evolution of employment in this occupational group depends largely on household disposable income and consumer preferences. While the fluctuation of clientele in hair salons can limit access to the profession, the aging of the population is gradually stimulating the demand for hair care provided at home and in residential and long-term care centers.

Here are some key facts about Hairstylists and barbers in Québec:

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