Career Outlook for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

Also known as:  Book Illustrator, Caricature Artist, Comic Artist, Comic Book Artist, Comic Illustrator, Commercial Artist, Concrete Sculptor, Editorial Cartoonist, Fashion Illustrator, Free Lance Artist
The overall job outlook for Fine Artist, including a Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly increased by 7.84 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.31 percent per year. Demand for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators is expected to go up, with an expected 15,380 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 18.63 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators in the following states
California 3,280
New York 1,100
Florida 720
Michigan 460
Massachusetts 410
Georgia 370
Illinois 350
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
Kansas 30
Oklahoma 30
Hawaii 40
Alabama 40
Montana 40
New Mexico 40
Iowa 60
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