Other occupations in movies, broadcasting and performing arts

Other occupations in movies, broadcasting and performing arts

NOC
5226

- Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts

Include a range of technical, co-ordinating and supervisory positions in movie, television, radio, theatre, stage and other live or recorded productions.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

3
 

Median Hourly Wage

N/A

Median Salary

$31,195
 

Typically Required

College or apprenticeship

Employed

75
 

% Working Full Time

86%
 

% Working Full Year

71%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

This unit group includes a range of technical, co-ordinating and supervisory workers who co-ordinate and perform specific activities for television, radio and motion picture productions, news broadcasts, theatre and stage productions, and other live or recorded productions. They are employed by television and radio stations and networks, recording studios, motion picture and video production companies, concert promoters and theatre, stage and dance companies.

Main Duties

The following is a summary of main duties for some occupations in this unit group:

  • Floor managers co-ordinate the work of camera operators and other technical staff, and cue announcers, actors and performers during news broadcasts and television program tapings.
  • Key grips supervise grips, gaffers and stagehands who rig, place, move and dismantle lights, sets, backdrops, scenery and other stage equipment.
  • Gaffers and lighting technicians set up, operate and make repairs to lights and other electrical equipment in studios and on sets and stages.
  • Stunt co-ordinators and special effects technicians design and co-ordinate special effects such as fires, explosions and crashes.
  • Make-up artists apply cosmetic and special effects make-up on actors and other performers.
  • Costumiers study scripts to determine the necessary costumes and oversee the acquisition, fitting and maintenance of costumes.
  • Settings shop foremen and forewomen assist in preparing the construction specifications for sets.
  • Property masters identify and list the necessary props and place them during rehearsals and performances.

Also Known As

  • costumier
  • gaffer
  • key grip
  • lighting technician
  • make-up artist - motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
  • program co-ordinator - broadcasting
  • property master - broadcasting
  • settings shop foreman/woman
  • special effects technician
  • stage manager
  • stunt co-ordinator
  • theatre technician
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • For most occupations in this unit group, completion of a college or university program in broadcasting, theatre arts or a related field and Several years of experience in a related support or assisting occupation in motion pictures, broadcasting or the performing arts are required.
  • Floor managers require a portfolio of work.
  • Make-up artists working in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts may require a training program.
  • Creative ability, as demonstrated by a portfolio of work, is required for make-up artists.
  • For gaffers, lighting technicians, key grips and other stage technicians, completion of a college program or other specialized training program in technical production for theatre is required.
  • Membership in a related union may be required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

23.8%
Female
76.2%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

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0.0%
15-24
20.0%
25-34
40.0%
35-44
26.7%
45-54
13.3%
55-64
0.0%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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0.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
25.0%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
12.5%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
50.0%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
12.5%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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38.9%
Information and cultural industries
22.2%
Arts, entertainment and recreation
16.7%
Professional, scientific and technical services
22.2%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

Data legend

20.00%
Northeast
46.70%
Southeast
13.30%
Southwest
20.00%
Central
0.00%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Data legend

N/A
Northeast
$40,231
Southeast
N/A
Southwest
N/A
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$31,195

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$34,554

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$31,195

Newfoundland

$40,489

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$34,997

Canada

$42,305
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

3
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

3
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

7
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-8
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

15