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Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
Employment Employment Change Average Annual Job Openings Wage
2020 2025 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual
6,477 5,836 -641 -9.90% -128 765 637 $24.78 $51,544
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NAICS Occupation SOC 2020 2025 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Education and Training Level
7115 Accountants and Auditors 13-2011 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $38.35 $79,769 Bachelor's degree
7115 Actors 27-2011 292 262 -30 -10.27 % -6 36 30 $21.91 $45,567 Some college
7115 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 13-1011 22 16 -6 -27.27 % -1 2 1 $20.77 $43,192 Bachelor's degree
7115 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 39-3091 4 4 -1 0 % 0 1 1 $13.97 $29,056 No formal educational credential
7115 Animal Caretakers 39-2021 3 2 -1 -33.33 % 0 0 0 $14.44 $30,035 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Animal Trainers 39-2011 4 3 -2 -25 % 0 0 0 $13.43 $27,930 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Archivists 25-4011 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $29.39 $61,125 Master's degree
7115 Art Directors 27-1011 126 118 -9 -6.35 % -2 15 13 $18.79 $39,083 Bachelor's degree
7115 Artists and Related Workers, All Other 27-1019 57 51 -6 -10.53 % -1 7 5 $9.20 $19,139 No formal educational credential
7115 Athletes and Sports Competitors 27-2021 9 7 -2 -22.22 % 0 1 1 $23.22 $48,307 No formal educational credential
7115 Audio and Video Technicians 27-4011 20 18 -2 -10 % 0 2 2 $23.35 $48,578 Postsecondary nondegree award
7115 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 43-3031 4 4 0 0 % 0 1 0 $22.35 $46,490 Some college
7115 Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys 27-3011 48 32 -15 -33.33 % -3 4 1 $24.28 $50,509 Bachelor's degree
7115 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Film 27-4031 13 12 0 -7.69 % 0 1 1 $25.29 $52,607 Bachelor's degree
7115 Carpenters 47-2031 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $24.20 $50,333 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Cashiers 41-2011 3 2 -1 -33.33 % 0 1 0 $14.15 $29,440 No formal educational credential
7115 Chief Executives 11-1011 7 6 -1 -14.29 % 0 0 0 $57.05 $118,659 Bachelor's degree
7115 Choreographers 27-2032 9 6 -3 -33.33 % -1 1 1 $20.98 $43,629 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Coaches and Scouts 27-2022 56 42 -15 -25 % -3 8 5 $18.89 $39,293 Bachelor's degree
7115 Computer User Support Specialists 15-1232 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $42.35 $88,092 Some college
7115 Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners 27-3092 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $34.27 $71,285 Postsecondary nondegree award
7115 Craft Artists 27-1012 452 417 -35 -7.74 % -7 52 46 $4.83 $10,047 No formal educational credential
7115 Customer Service Representatives 43-4051 3 2 0 -33.33 % 0 0 0 $18.55 $38,577 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Dancers 27-2031 47 44 -4 -6.38 % -1 9 8 $19.12 $39,772 No formal educational credential
7115 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 41-9011 27 20 -7 -25.93 % -1 5 3 $21.11 $43,912 No formal educational credential
7115 Designers, All Other 27-1029 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $22.96 $47,759 Bachelor's degree
7115 Editors 27-3041 21 17 -4 -19.05 % -1 2 1 $24.60 $51,174 Bachelor's degree
7115 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians 17-3023 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $34.02 $70,769 Associate's degree
7115 Electricians 47-2111 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $27.38 $56,943 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Engineers, All Other 17-2199 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $51.72 $107,570 Bachelor's degree
7115 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 43-6011 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $30.61 $63,670 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors 39-9031 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $22.78 $47,387 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Fashion Designers 27-1022 17 17 0 0 % 0 2 2 $23.19 $48,225 Bachelor's degree
7115 Film and Video Editors 27-4032 24 24 0 0 % 0 3 3 $26.18 $54,457 Bachelor's degree
7115 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 27-1013 1,140 1,078 -62 0 % -12 134 122 $8.16 $16,969 Bachelor's degree
7115 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 41-1012 4 3 -1 -25 % 0 0 0 $23.90 $49,715 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 43-1011 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $29.39 $61,140 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Gambling Managers 11-9071 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $24.45 $50,850 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Gambling Service Workers, All Other 39-3019 4 4 0 0 % 0 1 1 $16.47 $34,251 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 General and Operations Managers 11-1021 7 7 0 0 % 0 1 1 $48.74 $101,389 Bachelor's degree
7115 Graphic Designers 27-1024 20 18 -2 -10 % 0 2 2 $24.08 $50,086 Bachelor's degree
7115 Helpers--Production Workers 51-9198 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $15.12 $31,442 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 35-9031 2 2 0 0 % 0 1 1 $13.85 $28,811 No formal educational credential
7115 Interior Designers 27-1025 3 2 0 -33.33 % 0 0 0 $26.35 $54,818 Bachelor's degree
7115 Interpreters and Translators 27-3091 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $29.69 $61,759 Bachelor's degree
7115 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 51-9071 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $13.32 $27,701 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 53-7062 21 20 -1 -4.76 % 0 3 3 $16.67 $34,681 No formal educational credential
7115 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 37-3011 2 1 0 -50 % 0 0 0 $17.35 $36,081 No formal educational credential
7115 Lawyers 23-1011 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $64.23 $133,601 Doctoral or professional degree
7115 Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 27-4098 9 9 0 0 % 0 1 1 $24.23 $50,393 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance 39-5091 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $47.78 $99,374 Postsecondary nondegree award
7115 Management Analysts 13-1111 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $37.56 $78,122 Bachelor's degree
7115 Manicurists and Pedicurists 39-5092 1 1 -1 0 % 0 0 0 $12.74 $26,503 Postsecondary nondegree award
7115 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 13-1161 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $31.51 $65,539 Bachelor's degree
7115 Material Moving Workers, All Other 53-7199 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $14.32 $29,779 No formal educational credential
7115 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 27-3099 10 10 0 0 % 0 1 1 $27.47 $57,134 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 13-1121 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $26.79 $55,721 Bachelor's degree
7115 Miscellaneous Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers 27-2099 422 392 -30 -7.11 % -6 53 48 $18.62 $38,722 No formal educational credential
7115 Models 41-9012 44 40 -4 -9.09 % -1 9 8 $29.75 $61,881 No formal educational credential
7115 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 51-9195 3 3 -1 0 % 0 0 0 $16.09 $33,474 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Museum Technicians and Conservators 25-4013 8 8 0 0 % 0 1 1 $22.45 $46,706 Bachelor's degree
7115 Music Directors and Composers 27-2041 151 129 -22 -14.57 % -4 19 15 $18.25 $37,951 Bachelor's degree
7115 Musicians and Singers 27-2042 1,063 942 -121 94100 % -24 137 113 $20.50 $42,632 No formal educational credential
7115 News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists 27-3023 99 90 -9 -9.09 % -2 12 10 $19.99 $41,582 Bachelor's degree
7115 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 43-9199 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $15.34 $31,907 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Office Clerks, General 43-9061 5 5 0 0 % 0 1 1 $19.06 $39,641 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 47-2141 15 14 -1 -6.67 % 0 1 1 $20.01 $41,615 No formal educational credential
7115 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 51-9123 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $17.19 $35,751 No formal educational credential
7115 Personal Service Managers, All Other; Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; and Managers, All Other 11-9198 80 68 -12 -15 % -2 6 4 $31.32 $65,148 Bachelor's degree
7115 Photographers 27-4021 237 208 -30 -12.24 % -6 24 18 $23.30 $48,473 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators 51-9151 3 3 0 0 % 0 1 1 $22.79 $47,397 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Police and Sheriffs Patrol Officers 33-3051 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $47.95 $99,727 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Postsecondary Teachers 25-1099 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $39.09 $81,302 Doctoral or professional degree
7115 Producers and Directors 27-2012 51 47 -4 -7.84 % -1 5 4 $27.48 $57,155 Bachelor's degree
7115 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 43-5061 3 3 -1 0 % 0 0 0 $24.28 $50,493 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Project Management Specialists and Business Operations Specialists, All Other 13-1198 6 6 0 0 % 0 1 1 $36.29 $75,493 Bachelor's degree
7115 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 43-9081 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $22.46 $46,708 Bachelor's degree
7115 Public Relations Specialists 27-3031 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $39.11 $81,354 Bachelor's degree
7115 Retail Salespersons 41-2031 4 3 -1 -25 % 0 1 0 $14.50 $30,163 No formal educational credential
7115 Riggers 49-9096 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $29.12 $60,570 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel 41-3091 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $26.83 $55,804 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 25-2031 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $39.46 $82,066 Bachelor's degree
7115 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 43-6014 6 5 -1 -16.67 % 0 1 1 $19.71 $40,991 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Self-Enrichment Teachers 25-3021 62 55 -8 -11.29 % -2 8 6 $24.31 $50,565 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Set and Exhibit Designers 27-1027 14 13 -2 -7.14 % 0 1 1 $20.43 $42,484 Bachelor's degree
7115 Shampooers 39-5093 13 12 -1 -7.69 % 0 2 1 $10.98 $22,834 No formal educational credential
7115 Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $28.59 $59,457 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Sound Engineering Technicians 27-4014 2 2 -1 0 % 0 0 0 $26.83 $55,808 Postsecondary nondegree award
7115 Special Effects Artists and Animators 27-1014 168 151 -18 -10.12 % -4 19 16 $16.54 $34,394 Bachelor's degree
7115 Technical Writers 27-3042 37 35 -2 -5.41 % 0 4 3 $37.65 $78,322 Bachelor's degree
7115 Tutors and Teachers and Instructors, All Other 25-3097 1 0 -1 -100 % 0 0 0 $19.81 $41,210 Bachelor's degree
7115 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 27-2023 7 4 -2 -42.86 % 0 1 0 $19.07 $39,673 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers 15-1257 5 5 0 0 % 0 0 0 $25.60 $53,241 Bachelor's degree
7115 Woodworkers, All Other 51-7099 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $13.27 $27,594 High school diploma or equivalent
7115 Writers and Authors 27-3043 1,404 1,246 -157 0 % -31 150 119 $18.32 $38,115 Bachelor's degree