Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators (27-1013)

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

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 26,30027,100 3.180 490570

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 27.609.4315.49 24.4234.7449.85

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
9663 65.630.0 22.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation1
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 62
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Art Bac
Art Bac

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Art Bac
Art Bac
Art Mas

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Artist: Comprehensive

Wayland Baptist University   (Anchorage)
Fine Arts (BFA) BFA