National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0


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511 - Professional occupations in art and culture

This sub-major group comprises professional occupations in art and culture, including librarians, archivists, conservators and curators; writing, translating and related communications professionals; and creative and performing artists.

5110 - Librarians, archivists, conservators and curators

This minor group comprises librarians, archivists, conservators and curators. They are employed by libraries, museums, art galleries, archives, universities, and private sector organizations; or they may be self-employed.

5111 - Writing, translating and related communications professionals

This minor group comprises writing, translating and related communications professionals, including editors; authors and writers; technical writers; journalists; and translators, terminologists and interpreters. They are employed by advertising, consulting, publishing and multimedia/new-media companies; magazines, journals, newspapers, radio and television networks and stations; sections within companies and government departments that produce publications such as newsletters, handbooks, manuals and Web sites; translation and interpretation agencies; and international organizations, schools, courts, and social service agencies; or they may be self-employed.

5112 - Creative and performing artists

This minor group comprises creative and performing artists, including producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations; conductors, composers and arrangers; and musicians and singers. They are employed by radio and television stations, broadcast departments, and film, television and recording studios; advertising and record production companies; ballet, dance and opera companies; orchestras, bands, choirs, concert halls, theatres, lounges and night clubs; television, theatre, film and other production companies; and dance, acting and art schools; or they may be self-employed.

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