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Social Perceptiveness (69)
Assisting and Caring for Others (35)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (22)
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The number of 'Actors' job openings is expected to rise 8.2% by 2031
'Actors' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
How many people are employed as actors?
As of 2021 there were 30,100 people employed as Actors within the United States.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 4 thousand people are employed as Actors.
Play parts in stage, television, radio, video, or film productions, or other settings for entertainment, information, or instruction. Interpret serious or comic role by speech, gesture, and body movement to entertain or inform audience. May dance and sing.
SOC Code: 27-2011.00
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