Job prospects Recording Studio Technician in Alberta
Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "recording studio technician" in Alberta or Canada.
Job opportunities in Alberta
Note: These outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). Learn more about our methodology.
Prospects over the next 3 years
The employment outlook will be moderate for Audio and video recording technicians (NOC 5225) in Alberta for the 2022-2024 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
- Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Audio and video recording technicians in Alberta:
- Approximately 750 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
- Audio and video recording technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
- Information and cultural industries (NAICS 51): 37%
- Arts, entertainment and recreation (NAICS 71): 13%
- Real Estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 53): 9%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 6%
- Universities (NAICS 6113): 6%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 76% compared to 81% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 24% compared to 19% for all occupations
- 54% of audio and video recording technicians work all year, while 46% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 30 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- 28% of audio and video recording technicians are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 85% compared to 54% for all occupations
- Women: 15% compared to 46% 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: 26% compared to 28% for all occupations
- apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: less than 5% compared to 10% for all occupations
- college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 49% compared to 24% for all occupations
- bachelor's degree: 16% compared to 18% for all occupations
- university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 8% for all occupations
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in Alberta by economic region.
|Athabasca–Grande Prairie–Peace River Region|
|Banff–Jasper–Rocky Mountain House Region|
|Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region|
|Red Deer Region|
|Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region|
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