Job prospects Fashion Designer in Manitoba

Job opportunities for Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers (NOC 5243) are fair in Manitoba over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a fashion designer.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Job opportunities in Manitoba

fashion designer
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers (NOC 5243) in Manitoba for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several 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 Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers in the Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 300 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 31%
    • Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 28%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 17%
    • Textile and textile product and clothing manufacturing and leather and allied product manufacturing (NAICS 313-316): 8%
    • Arts, entertainment and recreation (NAICS 71): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 75% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 25% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 60% of theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers work all year, while 40% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 29 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • 26% of theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Manitoba by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Interlake Region Undetermined Undetermined
    North Central Region Undetermined Undetermined
    North Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Parklands Region Undetermined Undetermined
    South Central Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Southeast Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Southwest Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Winnipeg Region Good Good
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers (NOC 5243) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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