Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 5243  ยท  Browse All Occupations

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Designers in this unit group conceptualize and produce designs for film, television, theatre and video productions, garments and textiles, displays and exhibits, and for other creative items such as jewellery and trophies. Theatre designers are employed by performing arts and broadcasting companies and by festivals; fashion designers are employed by clothing and textile companies or may be self-employed; and exhibit designers are employed by museums and retail establishments. Other creative designers in this unit group are employed by manufacturing establishments or may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Assistant Costume Designer
  • Clothing Designer
  • Costume Designer
  • Costume Designer - Exhibits And Theatre
  • Couturier - Haute Couture
  • Crest Designer
  • Designer - Theatre
  • Display Design Supervisor
  • Display Designer
  • Display Designer - Museums And Art Galleries
  • Display Designers Supervisor
  • Embroidery Designer
  • Exhibit And Display Designer
  • Exhibit Designer
  • Exhibit Designer - Museums And Art Galleries
  • Exhibit Designers Supervisor
  • Exhibition Designer - Museums And Art Galleries
  • Fabric Designer
  • Facilities Designer
  • Fashion Co-ordinator
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Goods Co-ordinator
  • Fashion Goods Exhibit Co-ordinator
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Fashion Wear Designer
  • Fishing Lure Designer
  • Food Stylist
  • Fur Designer
  • Garment Designer
  • Glove Designer
  • Handbag Designer
  • Hat Designer
  • Heraldist
  • Jacket Designer
  • Jewellery Designer
  • Lighting Designer
  • Lighting Designer - Exhibits
  • Luggage Designer
  • Luggage Stylist
  • Memorial Designer
  • Museum Designer
  • Museum Exhibit Designer
  • Novelties Stylist
  • Pottery Designer
  • Rug Designer
  • Scene Designer
  • Scene Designer Assistant
  • Set Decorator - Theatre And Motion Pictures
  • Set Designer - Theatre
  • Shoe Designer
  • Show And Demonstration Designer
  • Sound Designer
  • Stage Scenery Designer
  • Store Display Designer
  • Swimming Pool Designer
  • Textile Designer
  • Theatre Designer
  • Tile Designer
  • Toy Designer - Arts And Crafts
  • Trophy Designer
  • Visual Display Stylist
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Window Display Designer
  • Women's Fashion Designer
  • Clothing Designer
  • Costume Designer
  • Couturier - Haute Couture
  • Display Designer
  • Fabric Designer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fur Designer
  • Jewellery Designer
  • Lighting Designer
  • Museum Exhibit Designer
  • Shoe Designer
  • Trophy Designer
  • Window Display Designer
  • Exhibit Designer - Museums And Art Galleries
  • Facilities Designer
  • Fashion Co-ordinator
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Visual Merchandiser

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $22,290
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers.

Sex Median Income
Male $0
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 0
35 to 44 years 15
45 to 54 years 20
55 to 64 years 15
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 60
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 20
Part Time 50
Total 70
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 15
Female 50
Total 65
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 25
Self Employed 35
Total 60
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 60
Unemployed 0
Total 60
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 20
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 10
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 25
Total 65
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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