Job outlook Illustrator And Graphic Designer near Vancouver (BC)

Job opportunities for Graphic designers and illustrators (NOC 5241) are fair near Vancouver (BC) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as an illustrator and graphic designer.

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

illustrator and graphic designer
Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be fair for Graphic designers and illustrators (NOC 5241) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 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 a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Graphic designers and illustrators in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 10,310 people work in this occupation.
  • Graphic designers and illustrators mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 45%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 29%

Job opportunities in British Columbia


The job outlook for an illustrator and graphic designer working in British Columbia is good over the next 3 years.

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