Artists & related workers

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Total Workforce

132k

Average Age

41.1

Average Salary

$56,080

Average Male Salary

$67,668

Average Female Salary

$41,324

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Artists & related workers are most often employed by the Independent artists, writers, and performers industry. The average yearly wage for Artists & related workers was $56,080 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Artists & related workers by wage are Probation officers & correctional treatment specialists, Bailiffs, and Other drafters.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Artists & related workers are Burbank City PUMA, CA, Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY, and LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Artists & related workers are Burbank City PUMA, CA, West Hollywood & Beverly Hills Cities PUMA, CA, and Oakland (East) & Piedmont Cities PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Artists & related workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Independent artists, writers, and performers is the industry that employs the most Artists & related workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Artists & related workers, by average wage, is Software publishing. Artists & related workers are paid most in LA City (Central/West Adams & Baldwin Hills) PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Burbank City PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$56,080

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,916

In 2018, Artists & related workers earned an average of $56,080, $2,192 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Probation officers & correctional treatment specialists make somewhat more than Artists & related workers while Other drafters make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Artists & related workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.465

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Artists & related workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.465, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Artists & related workers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Artists & related workers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Artists & related workers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Artists & related workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Artists & related workers, by number of employees, are Independent artists, writers, and performers, Motion pictures & video industries, and Advertising, public relations & related services.

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Industries by Share

132k

2018 Workforce

± 8,912

5.09%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 9.21%

The number of people employed as Artists & related workers has been growing at a rate of 5.09%, from 125,498 people in 2017 to 131,884 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Artists & related workers employed by various industries. Independent artists, writers, and performers employs the largest share of Artists & related workers at  19%, followed by Motion pictures & video industries with 8.74% and Advertising, public relations & related services with 8.65%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Artists & related workers in the US. The average age of male Artists & related workers in the workforce is 41.6 and of female Artists & related workers is 40.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Artists & related workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

73.9k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 6,671

58k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 5,912

56% of Artists & related workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Artists & related workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Artists & related workers

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

72.6% of Artists & related workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.77% of Artists & related workers, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Artists & related workers.

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Age by Gender

41.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.18

40.5

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.53

The median age of Artists & related workers is 41.1, and Male employees are generally 1.08 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Artists & related workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Artists & related workers is Visual & Performing Arts but a relatively high number of Artists & related workers hold a major in Communication Technologies.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Artists & related workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Artists & related workers need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Speaking, and Time Management. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Artists & related workers need more than the average amount of Programming, Operation and Control, and Technology Design.

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