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RE: [teacherartexchange] from ringling school of art's website-art career facts

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From: mary jane hadley (mjart49_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Apr 29 2010 - 16:51:42 PDT


This is wonderful. Where did this information come from.
Thanks,

MJHadley

> From: shasselman@hotmail.com
> To: teacherartexchange@lists.pub.getty.edu
> Subject: [teacherartexchange] from ringling school of art's website-art career facts
> Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 23:37:42 +0000
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> Did you know that:
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> 1.25 million Americans work in the visual arts.
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> One in 111 jobs is in art and design.
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> The economic impact of art and design exceeds that of sports worldwide.
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> The creative industries are an estimated $30 billion export annually.
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> Jobs in design have increased 43% in the past ten years.
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> Yearly sales of art reach an estimated $10 billion in the United States alone.
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> There are over 532,000 designers working in the U.S.
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> More people are employed in the visual arts than in all of the performing arts and sports industries combined.
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> 200,000 people are employed in the film industry.
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> People spend approximately $55 billion annually on video games.
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> The computer animation industry generates $33 billion annually.
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> Jobs and employment in many creative industries are growing faster than the labor force as a whole and make up 30% of the work force by some estimates.
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> America’s nonprofit arts industry generates $134 billion in economic activity every year.
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> By 2016, jobs for artists and designers are predicted to increase by 42%.
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> Arts-related businesses in the country's largest cities represent 4.3% of all businesses and 2.2% of all jobs in the United States.
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> There are 3 million people working for over 600,000 arts-centric businesses in the United States.
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> Employment growth by arts-centric businesses since 2007 was 12%, more than four times the rise in the total number of U.S. employees.
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> Designers are the single largest group of artists, followed by performing artists such as actors, dancers, musicians, and announcers.
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> Employment of interior designers is expected to grow 19% from 2006 to 2016.
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> Median salaries of: Creative Directors–$90,000, Art Directors–$86,505, Fine Artists–$48,870, Multi-media Artists and Animators–$61,555, Graphic Designers–$46,925, Set and Exhibit Designers–$49,330, Producers and Directors–$86,790, Broadcast Technicians–$40,270, Photographers–$36,090, and Film and Video Editors–$66,715.
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> Wage and salary employment in the motion picture and video industries is projected to grow 11% by 2016.
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> Animators, film and video editors, and others skilled in digital filming and computer-generated imaging have the best job prospects in future of the motion picture and video industries.
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> There are about 94,000 computer artists and animators working in the United States.
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> Jobs for photographers have increased 38% in the past four years.
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