These statistics are for the career group Computer and Information Systems Professionals (NOC 217), which includes Video Game Programmers.
Workers are employed in the following industries: Professional, scientific and technical services (46%), Information and cultural industries (12%), Manufacturing (9%), Finance and insurance (8%), Public administration (8%).
According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 19% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.
96% of workers in this occupation worked full-time, compared to the average of 81% for all occupations.
Women represented 17% of workers in this occupation, compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.
This occupation (Computer Programmers and Interactive Media Developers) is part of a larger group called Computer and Information Systems Professionals (NOC 217). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 20%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.