In 2014 Women in Music Canada conducted a formal industry survey which provided data confirming there are significant and broad reaching gender disparities in the Canadian Music Industry.

See the results here:


Key survey findings include –

  • The annual salaries of women in the music industry in 2014 were 27% lower on average than the most recently available average annual salary for the sound recording segment in Canada.

  • Women employees of music companies earned ~ 10% less than the average music company employee.

  • Of the companies surveyed, 48% hold no women in their executive tiers.

  • Among the hundreds of women polled only 10% of respondents hold executive positions.

By supporting the growth and success of women in music you strengthen the industry both economically and socially.