Artist Employment in 2001 : Research Division Note no. 80

pdf of book
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2002
12p.

Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show that more than 2.1 million people were employed (in primary jobs) as artists in 2001 — a gain of 72,000 workers over the 2000 figure. An additional 315,000 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.

Subjects:
Artists--Employment--United States