Job prospects Hairstylist Apprentice in the Avalon Peninsula Region
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 "hairstylist apprentice" was moved from the group Hairstylists and barbers (NOC 6341) to the group Hairstylists and barbers (NOC 63210).
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 that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.
Recent trends from the past 3 years
The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.
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%
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