Job prospects Photographer in Québec

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "photographer" in Québec or Canada.

Job opportunities in Québec

Note: These outlooks were updated on November 29th, 2023. Learn more about our methodology.

Prospects over the next 3 years

Very good

The employment outlook will be very good for Photographers (NOC 53110) in Quebec 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.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Photographers in Quebec:

  • Approximately 3,900 people work in this occupation.
  • Photographers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 63%
    • Arts, entertainment and recreation (NAICS 71): 9%
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 8%
    • Information and cultural industries (NAICS 51): 5%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 61% compared to 82% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 39% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • 37% of photographers work all year, while 63% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 35 weeks compared to 43 weeks for all occupations.
  • 75% of photographers are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 52% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 48% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 18% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 16% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 36% compared to 22% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 19% compared to 17% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 7% compared to 11% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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