Artists and Related Workers, All Other (27-1019)

Occupation description:  All artists and related workers not listed separately.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 8793 6.91 22
United States 13,40013,500 0.410 250260

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 31.0714.6019.16 29.5042.1649.93
Alaska 21.7016.5317.01 19.5824.5730.06

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
7526 34.719.6 12.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation46
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation40
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 122
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 122.0

Alaska Licensing Information

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

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

Calypso Farm & Ecology Center   (Ester)
Begining Spinning
Black Smithing – Forging Handles – Twisting and Bending
Black Smithing Overview
Dried Flowers and Wreath Making
Explore Cut Flowers
Intermediate Spinning
Natural Dyeing from the Garden

School of Integrating Shaitsu Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Sacred Art of Drum Making

Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center   (Igiugig)
Kuspak Making
Sewing Fur Hats

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Northwest Coast Art OEC

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