Actors (27-2011)

Occupation description:  Play parts in stage, television, radio, video, motion picture 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.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 8285 3.70 34
United States 69,40076,100 9.6660 2,7303,400

Job outlook

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


Wage data is not available.

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
237102 43.041.5 36.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation71
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation8
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 122
Number of job position postings 7
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 17.4

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

Education: Some college, no degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training