Job Title
 Average Annual Income  Projected Job Growth, 2012-22*  Projected Job Openings, 2012-22
Interior Designers  $54,200
21,500
Fashion Designers $73,570
5,900
Graphic Designers $49,610
86,000
Actors *
28,900
Musicians and Singers *
53,900
* Average Annual Income Not Available

*Projected Job Growth, 2012-2022 Key

Faster than average
(more than 15%)
Average
(8% to 14%)
Slower than average
(less than 7%)




Occupational Outlook Handbook: 


The Visual and Performing Arts field includes many jobs for different types of artists, ranging from acting to interior design.

Actors, Dancers, and Singers and Musicians may perform for a live audience, or have their performances recorded for movies, TV shows, advertisements, or albums. A lot of time is often spent rehearsing for their latest project. All of these jobs might have irregular schedules, and may have long breaks between projects.

Craft and Fine Artists create works of art and other objects using a variety of materials. Craft Artists can include Furniture Makers, Ceramic Artists, Video Artists, and Jewelry Makers. Fine Artists, on the other hand, may include Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators.