Arts & Design Occupations
The most recent data of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019) states the following about arts and design occupations:
Employment in arts and design occupations is projected to decline 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, losing about 32,900 jobs. Workers will still be needed to meet the demand for animation and visual effects in video games, movies, television, and on smartphones, as well as to help create visually appealing and effective layouts of websites and other media platforms. However, arts and design workers also are employed in industries that are projected to decline, including publishing, manufacturing, and floral shops.
The median annual wage for arts and design occupations was $48,130 in May 2019, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $39,810.
Arts & Design Jobs
Below you find a list of arts and design positions with a job summary, entry-level education, and median pay level. Each link brings you to a specific job page where you can find more information about the position, and commonly asked interview questions and answers for that job.
|Occupation||Job Summary||Entry-Level Education||2019 Median Pay|
|Art Directors||Art directors are responsible for the visual style and images in magazines, newspapers, product packaging, and movie and television productions.||Bachelor's degree||$94,220|
|Craft and Fine Artists||Craft and fine artists use a variety of materials and techniques to create art for sale and exhibition.||No formal educational credential||$48,760|
|Fashion Designers||Fashion designers create clothing, accessories, and footwear.||Bachelor's degree||$73,790|
|Floral Designers||Floral designers arrange live, dried, and silk flowers and greenery to make decorative displays.||High school diploma or equivalent||$28,040|
|Graphic Designers||Graphic designers create visual concepts, using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers.||Bachelor's degree||$52,110|
|Industrial Designers||Industrial designers combine art, business, and engineering to develop the concepts for manufactured products.||Bachelor's degree||$68,890|
|Interior Designers||Interior designers make indoor spaces functional, safe, and beautiful by determining space requirements and selecting essential and decorative items.||Bachelor's degree||$56,040|
|Multimedia Artists and Animators||Multimedia artists and animators create images that appear to move and visual effects for various forms of media and entertainment.||Bachelor's degree||$75,270|
Job Interview Topics – Common Job Interview Questions & Answers
Below you can find a list of common job interview topics. Each link will direct you to an article regarding the specific topics that discuss commonly asked interview questions. Furthermore, each article discusses why the interviewer asks these questions and how you answer them to make the best impression during your job interview!
- Career Change
- Career Goals
- Conflict Resolution
- Creative Thinking
- Cultural Fit
- Customer Service
- Growth Potential
- Honesty & Integrity
- Job Satisfaction
- Entry-Level & No experience
- Prioritization & Time Management
- Situational & Scenario-based
- Stress Management
- Telephone Interview
- Work Ethic