Artist Employment in 1999 : Research Division Note no. 76

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Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2000

Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show that more than 2 million people were employed (in primary jobs) as artists in 1999 – a gain of 76,000 workers over the 1998 figure. An additional 298,000 people held secondary jobs in artist occupations. This note also features a section on earnings and projected employment growth for select artist occupations taken from the BLS’ Occupational Outlook Handbook..

Artists--Employment--United States