These statistics are for the career grouping Announcers and Other Performers (NOC 523).
There are 12,549 workers employed in 2010. The median age is 36 and the average retirement age is 60.
Workers are employed in a variety of sectors: Information and cultural industries (62%), Arts, entertainment and recreation (19%), Accommodation and food services (9%).
According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 39% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.