Film Actors, Television Actors and Thespians

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Occupation Description

Actors perform roles in stage, television, radio, video, motion picture productions, or other settings for instruction, entertainment, or information. They must show that the role is serious or comic by speech and body language to ensure viewers are entertained or informed and they may be required to dance and sing.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

70540

Job Openings By 2020

20300

Growth Rate

3.9%

Required Education

Some college, no degree
Specific Programs:

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth