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Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.

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Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.

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Craft and fine artists held about 50,300 jobs in 2014. About half were self-employed.

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

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Salary Breakdown

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

$45,590

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$28,080

ENTRY LEVEL

$38,960

MID LEVEL

$76,790

EXPERT LEVEL

$21.92

AVERAGE HOURLY

$13.50

ENTRY LEVEL

$18.73

MID LEVEL

$36.92

EXPERT LEVEL

Current Available & Projected Jobs

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

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Current Available Jobs

610

Projected job openings through 2030

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Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

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Top Expected Tasks

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

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KNOWLEDGE

Design

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KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

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KNOWLEDGE

English Language

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KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

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KNOWLEDGE

Fine Arts

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SKILL

Active Learning

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SKILL

Critical Thinking

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SKILL

Active Listening

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SKILL

Judgment and Decision Making

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SKILL

Reading Comprehension

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ABILITY

Originality

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ABILITY

Fluency of Ideas

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ABILITY

Visualization

A

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

A

ABILITY

Visual Color Discrimination

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