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Occupation Outlook Handbook

Quick Facts: Multimedia Artists and Animators
2018 Median Pay $72,520 per year
$34.87 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2018 71,600
Job Outlook, 2018-28 4% (As fast as average)
Employment Change, 2018-28 3,000

 

Quick Facts: Art Directors
2018 Median Pay $92,780 per year
$44.60 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation 5 years or more
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2018 101,000
Job Outlook, 2018-28 1% (Little or no change)
Employment Change, 2018-28 900

 

Quick Facts: Graphic Designers
2018 Median Pay $50,370 per year
$24.21 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2018 290,100
Job Outlook, 2018-28 3% (Slower than average)
Employment Change, 2018-28 8,800

 

Quick Facts: Craft and Fine Artists
2018 Median Pay $48,960 per year
$23.54 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education See How to Become One
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training Long-term on-the-job training
Number of Jobs, 2018 50,300
Job Outlook, 2018-28 1% (Little or no change)
Employment Change, 2018-28 500

 

Quick Facts: Archivists, Curators, and Museum Workers
2018 Median Pay $48,400 per year
$23.27 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education See How to Become One
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2018 35,900
Job Outlook, 2018-28 9% (Faster than average)
Employment Change, 2018-28 3,300

 

Quick Facts: Photographers
2018 Median Pay $34,000 per year
$16.35 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education High school diploma or equivalent
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training Moderate-term on-the-job training
Number of Jobs, 2018 132,100
Job Outlook, 2018-28 -6% (Decline)
Employment Change, 2018-28 -8,300

 

Quick Facts: Film and Video Editors and Camera Operators
2018 Median Pay $58,990 per year
$28.36 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2018 69,200
Job Outlook, 2018-28 11% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change, 2018-28 7,900