Other performers

Other performers

NOC
5232

- Other performers, n.e.c.

Include circus performers, magicians, models, puppeteers and other performers not elsewhere classified.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

3
 

Median Hourly Wage

N/A

Median Salary

$7,737
 

Typically Required

College or apprenticeship

Employed

39
 

% Working Full Time

33%
 

% Working Full Year

50%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

This unit group includes circus performers, magicians, models, puppeteers and other performers not elsewhere classified. They are employed by circuses, nightclubs, and theatre, advertising and other production companies, or they may be self-employed.

Main Duties

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

  • Buskers entertain passers-by on sidewalks and in parks with magic tricks, juggling acts, short dramatic works, music and other entertaining displays.
  • Circus performers such as trapeze artists, high-wire walkers, clowns and jugglers entertain audiences with thrilling and humorous acts.
  • Magicians and illusionists perform sleight-of-hand tricks, disappearing acts and other illusions.
  • Fashion models display clothing and merchandise in commercials, advertisements and fashion shows and pose for artists and photographers.
  • Puppeteers operate puppets and marionettes.

Also Known As

  • acrobat
  • busker
  • circus performer
  • clown
  • fashion model
  • magician
  • puppeteer
  • ventriloquist
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Circus performers and acrobats may require a period of study at a circus school.
  • Completion of modelling courses is usually required for models.
  • Training for other occupations in this unit group is often obtained under the guidance of a practitioner.
  • Talent and ability, as demonstrated during an audition, are important hiring criteria.
  • Membership in a guild or union related to the occupation or type or performance 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

71.4%
Female
28.6%
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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50.0%
15-24
0.0%
25-34
0.0%
35-44
50.0%
45-54
0.0%
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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42.9%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
28.6%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
0.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
28.6%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
0.0%
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.

Data legend

71.4%
Arts, entertainment and recreation
28.6%
Other services (except public administration)
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
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.

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0.00%
Northeast
42.90%
Southeast
28.60%
Southwest
28.60%
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.

No Data Available

Data legend

No Data Available
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

$7,737

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

N/A

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

New Brunswick

$7,737

Newfoundland

N/A

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$13,310

Canada

$11,200
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

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

3
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

10
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

10