Artist Employment in 2000 : Research Division Note no. 78

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Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2001

Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show that more than 2 million people were employed (in primary jobs) as artists in 2000 — a gain of 10,000 workers over the 1999 figure. An additional 295,000 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