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Media, Arts, Entertainment and Design Salaries

  Wage Estimates
Occupation Title

Employment

Median Hourly

Mean Hourly

Mean Annual

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

62,600 $26.57 $29.61 $61,590
Art Directors 590 $34.13 $35.52 $73,870
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 150 $25.06 $25.28 $52,580
Multi-Media Artists and Animators 710 $27.29 $28.65 $59,580
Artists and Related Workers, All Other

1,620

$34.89

$33.36

$69,380

Commercial and Industrial Designers 270 $27.00 $28.08 $58,400
Fashion Designers 30 $26.46 $27.07 $56,300
Floral Designers 1,020 $12.34 $12.08 $25,120
Graphic Designers 5,810 $23.95 $25.72 $53,490
Interior Designers 1,910 $25.54 $28.27 $58,810
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 860 $10.51 $13.27 $27,600
Set and Exhibit Designers 310 $27.95 $27.50 $57,200
Actors * $11.42 $17.81 *
Producers and Directors 2,350 $31.22 $32.92 $68,480
Athletes and Sports Competitors 350 * * $62,440
Coaches and Scouts 2,800 * * $46,410
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 360 * * $32,690
Dancers 

310

$18.12

$24.94

*

Choreographers

300

$22.48

$23.18

$48,220

Music Directors and Composers * $22.19 $25.00 $52,010
Musicians and Singers 1,170 $17.32 $24.45 *
Entertainment and Performers, Sports Workers, All Other 140 $12.84 $14.28 *
Radio and Television Announcers

1,190

$18.39

$23.74

$49,370

Reporters and Correspondents 2,660 $22.44 $26.63 $55,390
Public Relations Specialists 15,560 $33.58 $38.33 $79,730
Editors 6,030 $26.27 $28.18 $58,620
Technical Writers 3,230 $30.49 $31.44 $65,400
Writers and Authors 3,820 $27.50 $29.25 $60,830
Interpreters and Translators 1,010 $24.90 $26.82 $55,790
Media and Communications Workers, All Other 

830

$23.51

$25.04

$52,070

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 980 $19.31 $19.34 $40,230
Broadcast Technicians 1,070 $21.04 $24.12 $50,170
Sound Engineering Technicians 370 $19.59 $25.73 $53,520
Photographers 1,280 $14.39 $20.13 $41,870
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 540 $27.90 $29.66 $61,690
Film and Video Editors 340 $15.62 $18.48 $38,440
Media and Communications Equipment Workers, All Other 1,190 $39.22 $37.16 $77,290

* = not available,  Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics