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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 5859 1.73 25
United States 28,00029,900 6.61,400 8002,390

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 30.309.6515.58 24.3035.6354.31

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
13286 65.237.7 30.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation7
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation2
UI claimants previously working in occupation4
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 67
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 33.5

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

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Artist: Comprehensive