Artist Employment in 2001 : Research Division Note no. 80

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Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2002

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.

Artists--Employment--United States