10 Fastest Growing Jobs in Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications

What are the fastest growing careers in Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications?

Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications careers include jobs in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content. This includes visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. 

Here is a list of 10 fastest growing careers in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications career cluster with substantial job demand.

  1. Film and Video Editors: Projected Job Growth: 15.59%
    Edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May work with a producer or director to organize images for final production. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.
  2. Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators: Projected Job Growth: 13.79%
    Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.
  3. Photographers: Projected Job Growth: 12.48%
    Photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects. May use lighting equipment to enhance a subject's appearance. May use editing software to produce finished images and prints. Includes commercial and industrial photographers, scientific photographers, and photojournalists.
  4. Media Programming Directors: Projected Job Growth: 10.73%
    Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in preparation of radio or television station program schedules and programs, such as sports or news.
  5. Technical Directors and Managers: Projected Job Growth: 10.73%
    Coordinate activities of technical departments, such as taping, editing, engineering, and maintenance, to produce radio or television programs.
  6. Producers and Directors: Projected Job Growth: 10.73%
    Produce or direct stage, television, radio, video, or film productions for entertainment, information, or instruction. Responsible for creative decisions, such as interpretation of script, choice of actors or guests, set design, sound, special effects, and choreography.
  7. Talent Directors: Projected Job Growth: 10.73%
    Audition and interview performers to select most appropriate talent for parts in stage, television, radio, or motion picture productions. 
  8. Audio and Video Technicians: Projected Job Growth: 10.62%
    Set up, maintain, and dismantle audio and video equipment, such as microphones, sound speakers, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, video cameras, video monitors and servers, and related electronic equipment for live or recorded events, such as concerts, meetings, conventions, presentations, podcasts, news conferences, and sporting events. 
  9. Technical Writers: Projected Job Growth: 7.09%
    Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. May assist in layout work.
  10. Actors: Projected Job Growth: 6.68%
    Play parts in stage, television, radio, video, or film 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. 

This list was developed to provide meaningful information, so only occupations with a minimum number of available jobs were included.

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