Job prospects Photographer in Ontario

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Job opportunities in Ontario

Prospects over the next 3 years

Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Photographers (NOC 53110) in Ontario for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.

Here are some key facts about Photographers in Ontario:

  • Approximately 8,550 people work in this occupation.
  • Photographers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 76%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 53% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 47% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 35% of photographers work all year, while 65% work only part of the year, compared to 63% and 37% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 32 weeks compared to 43 weeks for all occupations.
  • 81% of photographers are self-employed compared to an average of 15% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 51% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 49% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 9% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 25% compared to 25% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: less than 5% compared to 8% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 32% compared to 22% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 28% compared to 24% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 6% compared to 13% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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