Career Outlook for Actors

Also known as:  Actor Understudy, Actress, Dramatic Reader, Elocutionist, Monologist, Vaudeville Actor, Voice-Over Artist
The overall job outlook for Actor careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 7.58 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.26 percent per year. Demand for Actors is expected to go up, with an expected 9,170 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.10 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Actors in the following states
New York 7,140
Louisiana 790
Missouri 690
Georgia 680
District of Columbia 560
Ohio 500
Washington 480
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Actors
Kansas 30
Maine 30
West Virginia 40
Montana 60
Nebraska 70
South Carolina 90
New Hampshire 90