2019 Artists in the Workforce (2018 data)
Author: Cohen, Randy
Media Type: Infographic
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that there were 2.55 million artists in the U.S. workforce in 2017—representing 1.6 percent of all workers 16 and older.
Artists comprise 1.6 percent of the U.S. workforce (2.55 million workers), per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate for artists dropped from 4.0 percent in 2017 to 2.7 percent in 2018.
Arts & Intersections: Workforce Development
Categories: Creative Workforce, Creative Industries, Creative Economies
ADDITIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
Name: Americans for the Arts
Website URL: https://www.americansforthearts.org