Job prospects Hairstylist Apprentice in the Avalon Peninsula Region

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Hairstylists and barbers" in the Avalon Peninsula Region or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note: These outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years


Over the past few years (2019-2021), the labour market was balanced for Hairstylists and barbers in the Avalon Peninsula Region. The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be moderate for Hairstylists and barbers (NOC 6341) in the Avalon Peninsula region for the 2022-2024 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.

Job opportunities for this group are dependent on population growth, but more so, mostly driven by consumer discretionary spending. Uncertainty created by the pandemic resulted in some workers deciding to change jobs and career paths. A fair number hairstylists are self-employed. The majority of these workers are employed in the personal care services sector. Other key employers can be found in the retail trade industry, mainly in health and personal care stores. Trends, tools and methods are constantly changing; therefore, those who keep up to date with the latest trends will have better prospects. While the forecast shows growth in this occupation, it mainly represents a rebound from the downturn in 2020 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here are some key facts about Hairstylists and barbers in the Avalon Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 600 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

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Hairstylists and barbers across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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