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Entertainment and Sports – Job Summaries

Entertainment and Sports – Job Summaries

Entertainment and Sports

Employment of entertainment and sports occupations is projected to grow 7 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations. Employment is projected to increase by about 60,600. Strong demand from the public for more movies and television shows, as well as the increasing popularity of sports, will contribute to job growth for the entertainment and sports occupations. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, September 2020).

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Actors

Actors express ideas and portray characters in theater, film, television, and other performing arts media.

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Assistant/Associate Movie/Television Producer

Producers and directors create motion pictures, television shows, live theater, commercials, and other performing arts productions.

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The Arts and Entertainment (Theatre, Dance, Music, Literature, Athletes)

Athletes and Sports Competitors

Athletes and sports competitors participate in organized, officiated sporting events to entertain spectators.

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Coaches and Scouts

Coaches teach amateur or professional athletes the skills they need to succeed at their sport.

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Location Manager

Location Managers/Scouts work closely with Directors and Producers to search for filming locations.

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Music Composer

Music directors lead musical groups during performances and recording sessions. Composers write and arrange original music in a variety of musical styles.

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