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List of Occupations Employed in Independent Artists/Writers/Performers

The following occupations are employed in Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   NAICS Code  711500   (2).

This list is sorted by the 2014 employment from largest to smallest.  Return to the Search Page.

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SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
27-2012 Producers and Directors
1,700 1,900 200
27-3043 Writers and Authors
1,600 1,800 200
27-2011 Actors
1,500 1,600 100
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
1,300 1,500 200
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
1,100 1,200 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
1,000 1,100 100
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
700 700 0
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators
600 600 0
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
600 600 0
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
500 600 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
500 500 0
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
500 600 100
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
400 400 0
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
300 400 100
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers
300 400 100
27-2041 Music Directors and Composers
200 200 0
27-1011 Art Directors
200 200 0
27-3012 Public Address System and Other Announcers
200 200 0
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-1011 Chief Executives
100 100 0
11-9199 Managers, All Other
100 100 0
11-3031 Financial Managers
100 100 0
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
100 100 0
11-2022 Sales Managers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-2021 Marketing Managers
100 100 0
27-2099 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other
100 100 0
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other
100 100 0
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
100 100 0
27-1024 Graphic Designers
100 100 0

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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