Job prospects Hairstylist Apprentice in the Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Hairstylists and barbers in the Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region. These trends also apply 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.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Hairstylists and barbers (NOC 6341) in the Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Hairstylists and barbers in the Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake region:

  • Approximately 410 people work in this occupation.
  • Hairstylists and barbers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81):more than 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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