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Career information and college search tools for actors and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Actors

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Actors jobs , as of 2016

     
Metro Area Total Employment Annual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 13,300 N/A
New Orleans-Metairie 1,330 N/A
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale 810 N/A
Albuquerque 780 N/A
Salt Lake City 740 N/A
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell 610 N/A
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 600 N/A
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson 580 N/A
Savannah 540 N/A
San Diego-Carlsbad 520 N/A

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Career Stories (Job Profiles) for Actors

To find out more about building a career as Actors, we spoke with professionals in the field across a variety of specialties. Learn about their experiences on the job, the steps they took to complete their education, and what it takes to excel in this industry. Click the link to see a story.

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Source : 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Most Popular Industries for
Actors

These industries represent at least 1% of the total number of people employed in this occupation.

Industry Total Employment Percent Annual Median Salary
Performing Arts And Sports 15,190 39% N/A
Movie And Music 11,300 29% N/A
Professional And Technical Services 5,240 13% N/A
Amusement Gambling And Recreation 3,270 8% N/A
Media And Broadcasting 1,180 3% N/A
Education 1,020 2% N/A
Museums And Historic Attractions 800 2% N/A
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