Musicians and Singers

(NOC 5133)


These statistics cover the grouping of Performing and Creative Artists (NOC 513), which includes Musicians and Singers.

Workers are employed in the following industries: Educational services (56%), Arts, entertainment and recreation (36%), Other services (except public administration) (4%).

According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 74% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.

36% of workers in this occupation worked full-time, compared to the average of 81% for all occupations.

Women represented 57% of workers in this occupation, compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.

This occupation (Musicians and Singers) is part of a larger group called Creative and Performing Artists (NOC 513). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 25%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.

Modified on January 26, 2022