Numbers of Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations in California

Occupation group

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

Year Number
2001 236,220
2002 226,280
2003 222,610
2004 270,730
2005 295,360
2006 308,110
2007 281,520
2008 295,450
2009 269,030
2010 272,130
2011 274,570
2012 283,510
2013 290,520
2014 290,160
2015 296,230
2016 316,760
2017 319,210
2018 307,070

Individual occupations

Art Directors

Year Number
2001 2,110
2002 2,380
2003 2,770
2004 3,580
2005 4,920
2006 6,550
2007 7,160
2008 7,340
2009 6,390
2010 5,900
2011 5,890
2012 5,670
2013 5,900
2014 5,940
2015 6,270
2016 6,500
2017 6,920
2018 7,620

Craft Artists

Year Number
2004 280
2005 230
2006 440
2007 550
2008 610
2009 540
2010 420
2011 500
2012 640
2013 640
2014 480
2015 370
2016 350
2017 440
2018 340

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

Year Number
2001 930
2002 940
2003 970
2004 720
2005 1,190
2006 1,010
2007 1,080
2008 1,040
2009 1,480
2010 3,280
2011 4,240
2012 4,100
2013 2,990
2014 3,190
2015 3,100
2016 3,070
2017 2,280
2018 2,070

Multimedia Artists and Animators

Year Number
2001 6,020
2002 8,110
2003 7,880
2004 9,370
2005 6,530
2006 8,470
2007 9,460
2008 10,510
2009 9,440
2010 8,440
2011 8,840
2012 9,220
2013 10,300
2014 9,560
2015 10,110
2016 10,910
2017 11,950
2018 10,760

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 260
2005 390
2006 770
2007 1,090
2009 1,070
2010 890
2011 650
2012 660
2013 550
2016 680
2017 650
2018 540

Commercial and Industrial Designers

Year Number
2001 2,250
2002 2,900
2003 2,860
2004 2,720
2005 3,350
2006 4,120
2007 4,180
2008 3,620
2009 2,820
2010 2,770
2011 2,850
2012 3,370
2013 3,660
2014 3,950
2015 4,110
2016 3,880
2017 3,610
2018 4,090

Fashion Designers

Year Number
2001 2,040
2002 2,070
2003 2,230
2004 2,290
2005 3,060
2006 3,550
2007 4,020
2008 3,900
2009 4,050
2010 3,990
2011 4,480
2012 5,020
2013 5,720
2014 5,750
2015 6,180
2016 6,610
2017 6,540
2018 6,480

Floral Designers

Year Number
2001 6,250
2002 5,230
2003 5,230
2004 5,270
2005 5,240
2006 5,270
2007 5,280
2008 4,750
2009 3,510
2010 3,060
2011 2,780
2012 3,200
2013 3,190
2014 3,260
2015 3,230
2016 3,490
2017 3,750
2018 4,510

Graphic Designers

Year Number
2001 17,910
2002 19,500
2003 21,070
2004 21,750
2005 23,530
2006 27,080
2007 28,390
2008 30,340
2009 27,990
2010 26,390
2011 26,450
2012 25,880
2013 26,290
2014 27,180
2015 28,940
2016 29,750
2017 30,180
2018 29,320

Interior Designers

Year Number
2001 4,130
2002 4,500
2003 5,230
2004 5,190
2005 5,630
2006 5,010
2007 5,560
2008 6,500
2009 5,700
2010 5,360
2011 5,920
2012 6,540
2013 6,200
2014 5,860
2015 6,770
2016 7,390
2017 8,130
2018 8,460

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

Year Number
2001 6,410
2002 7,960
2003 8,350
2004 8,740
2005 9,470
2006 8,040
2007 9,140
2008 9,330
2009 9,730
2010 8,940
2011 7,890
2012 7,810
2013 6,810
2014 8,850
2015 10,050
2016 11,020
2017 14,570
2018 16,780

Set and Exhibit Designers

Year Number
2001 1,130
2002 1,250
2003 1,050
2004 1,070
2005 1,140
2006 1,580
2007 1,710
2008 1,660
2009 1,660
2010 2,330
2011 2,660
2012 2,760
2013 2,340
2014 2,300
2015 2,910
2016 3,420
2017 3,370
2018 2,650

Designers, All Other

Year Number
2004 1,470
2005 1,940
2006 2,120
2007 2,570
2008 2,250
2009 2,060
2010 1,290
2011 1,580
2012 1,280
2013 1,550
2014 1,370
2015 1,530
2016 1,880
2017 1,880
2018 2,190

Actors

Year Number
2001 35,670
2002 16,370
2003 13,890
2004 23,050
2005 24,610
2006 26,590
2007 17,680
2008 15,870
2012 32,300
2013 31,450
2014 21,360
2015 17,090
2016 14,840
2017 13,000
2018 14,230

Producers and Directors

Year Number
2001 11,450
2002 10,900
2003 11,770
2004 14,200
2005 13,470
2006 14,920
2007 17,690
2008 19,310
2009 20,070
2010 20,190
2011 23,720
2012 24,410
2013 25,440
2014 24,400
2015 25,510
2016 28,230
2017 29,100
2018 25,320

Athletes and Sports Competitors

Year Number
2001 1,020
2002 860
2003 900
2004 1,120
2005 1,080
2006 1,150
2007 1,410
2008 1,070
2009 1,050
2010 620
2011 540
2012 540
2013 820
2014 880
2015 770
2016 940
2017 1,050
2018 1,060

Coaches and Scouts

Year Number
2001 5,490
2002 9,090
2003 12,100
2004 13,530
2005 18,630
2006 20,180
2007 19,950
2008 21,020
2009 22,790
2010 25,330
2011 25,060
2012 24,880
2013 23,330
2014 26,600
2015 29,900
2016 31,020
2017 29,760
2018 25,750

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

Year Number
2001 720
2002 610
2003 510
2004 830
2006 1,900
2007 1,650
2008 1,490
2009 1,700
2010 1,640
2011 1,840
2012 1,740
2013 1,960
2014 1,810
2015 1,780
2016 1,740
2017 2,200
2018 2,320

Dancers

Year Number
2001 2,290
2002 2,750
2003 2,660
2004 2,660
2005 2,990
2006 2,820
2007 2,040
2008 1,580
2009 2,060
2010 1,890
2011 2,010
2012 1,910
2013 1,680
2014 1,920
2015 1,470
2016 1,110
2017 840
2018 730

Choreographers

Year Number
2001 1,160
2002 1,620
2003 1,980
2004 2,580
2005 3,230
2006 3,250
2007 2,880
2008 2,360
2009 2,800
2010 2,980
2011 3,260
2012 2,500
2013 1,560
2014 760
2015 570
2016 690
2017 490
2018 410

Music Directors and Composers

Year Number
2001 1,110
2002 2,320
2003 2,060
2004 2,060
2006 2,180
2007 1,570
2008 1,610
2009 1,820
2010 2,290
2011 2,660
2012 2,530
2013 2,480
2014 2,650
2015 2,650
2016 2,430
2017 1,850
2018 1,230

Musicians and Singers

Year Number
2001 11,090
2002 10,090
2003 9,930
2004 9,560
2005 9,300
2006 8,310
2007 8,680
2008 8,700
2009 8,890
2010 7,410
2011 7,360
2012 7,060
2013 6,470
2014 6,070
2015 6,380
2016 7,280
2017 6,770
2018 6,100

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 54,970
2006 47,470
2007 17,800
2008 22,310
2009 11,540
2010 12,710
2011 5,040
2012 2,780
2013 2,940
2014 2,700
2015 2,330
2016 4,000
2017 2,720
2018 2,890

Announcers

Year Number
2001 5,490
2002 4,450
2003 4,480

Radio and Television Announcers

Year Number
2004 3,260
2005 3,770
2006 3,680
2007 3,490
2008 3,110
2009 2,880
2010 2,510
2011 2,460
2012 2,570
2013 2,750
2014 2,890
2015 3,060
2016 2,940
2017 2,880
2018 2,780

Public Address System and Other Announcers

Year Number
2004 1,400
2005 1,110
2006 1,050
2007 760
2008 880
2009 840
2010 990
2011 960
2012 1,110
2013 1,350
2014 1,150
2015 880
2016 1,020
2017 1,310
2018 1,340

News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents

Year Number
2001 5,320
2002 5,120
2003 5,060

Broadcast News Analysts

Year Number
2004 680
2005 400
2006 540
2007 500
2008 620
2009 540
2010 590
2011 560
2012 680
2013 630
2014 510
2015 530
2016 490
2017 390
2018 360

Reporters and Correspondents

Year Number
2004 4,400
2005 4,970
2006 5,170
2007 5,710
2008 5,370
2009 4,500
2010 3,870
2011 4,010
2012 4,540
2013 4,590
2014 4,310
2015 3,630
2016 3,490
2017 3,570
2018 3,430

Public Relations Specialists

Year Number
2001 15,920
2002 17,980
2003 19,100
2004 19,380
2005 22,210
2006 23,900
2007 27,240
2008 28,840
2009 28,240
2010 24,150
2011 22,920
2012 21,920
2013 21,730
2014 21,440
2015 22,820
2016 24,690
2017 26,890
2018 26,820

Editors

Year Number
2001 12,760
2002 12,010
2003 12,140
2004 11,950
2005 11,190
2006 12,080
2007 12,320
2008 12,420
2009 11,490
2010 10,780
2011 10,930
2012 11,030
2013 10,720
2014 10,030
2015 9,920
2016 10,880
2017 10,940
2018 11,060

Technical Writers

Year Number
2001 6,860
2002 7,200
2003 7,080
2004 6,820
2005 6,870
2006 6,670
2007 6,810
2008 6,760
2009 6,830
2010 5,820
2011 5,910
2012 5,800
2013 6,660
2014 7,130
2015 7,300
2016 6,590
2017 6,340
2018 6,240

Writers and Authors

Year Number
2001 6,230
2002 6,880
2003 6,990
2004 6,230
2005 4,840
2006 5,870
2007 6,390
2008 6,930
2009 6,370
2010 6,060
2011 6,500
2012 7,120
2013 7,770
2014 7,370
2015 7,890
2016 8,380
2017 7,990
2018 7,910

Interpreters and Translators

Year Number
2001 2,040
2002 2,270
2003 2,890
2004 3,400
2005 4,390
2006 5,410
2007 6,040
2008 6,250
2009 6,760
2010 7,200
2011 6,820
2012 7,860
2013 7,870
2014 8,530
2015 7,700
2016 7,890
2017 8,670
2018 9,310

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 3,490
2005 2,880
2006 2,990
2007 3,520
2008 5,040
2009 6,620
2010 7,200
2011 8,370
2012 8,230
2013 12,140
2014 11,350
2015 8,870
2016 8,960
2017 8,040
2018 7,540

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

Year Number
2001 4,690
2002 6,200
2003 6,450
2004 8,050
2005 7,050
2006 7,010
2007 6,150
2008 8,670
2009 8,670
2010 8,220
2011 7,330
2012 8,370
2013 9,520
2014 12,230
2015 13,060
2016 15,340
2017 15,930
2018 14,290

Broadcast Technicians

Year Number
2001 3,650
2002 4,950
2003 5,060
2004 3,860
2005 4,130
2006 4,020
2007 3,970
2008 3,810
2009 3,350
2010 4,360
2011 5,410
2012 6,060
2013 4,550
2014 3,600
2015 3,950
2016 4,130
2017 4,620
2018 4,450

Radio Operators

Year Number
2001 860
2002 200
2003 150
2004 130
2005 60
2006 40
2010 120
2011 170
2012 40
2016 40

Sound Engineering Technicians

Year Number
2001 2,060
2002 2,520
2003 3,010
2004 3,050
2005 3,320
2006 3,870
2007 4,670
2008 5,030
2009 3,770
2010 3,820
2011 3,620
2012 3,670
2013 3,690
2014 4,060
2015 4,260
2016 4,980
2017 4,740
2018 4,410

Photographers

Year Number
2001 8,060
2002 8,470
2003 6,680
2004 5,440
2005 5,050
2006 6,300
2007 5,870
2008 5,670
2009 4,950
2010 4,830
2011 4,840
2012 5,380
2013 5,720
2014 6,600
2015 6,360
2016 6,630
2017 5,810
2018 6,060

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

Year Number
2001 3,710
2002 4,290
2003 4,450
2004 5,630
2005 5,530
2006 5,950
2007 4,600
2008 4,500
2009 3,470
2010 3,260
2011 2,500
2012 2,430
2013 2,970
2014 4,560
2015 5,110
2016 6,960
2017 5,750
2018 4,530

Film and Video Editors

Year Number
2001 3,100
2002 3,860
2003 4,150
2004 5,220
2005 4,930
2006 5,990
2007 6,420
2008 6,890
2009 6,160
2010 6,030
2011 5,960
2012 5,830
2013 7,970
2014 10,080
2015 11,250
2016 13,420
2017 13,900
2018 11,380

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 4,800
2007 5,470
2008 6,090
2009 5,280
2010 5,050
2011 3,810
2012 4,090
2013 5,630
2014 6,940
2015 6,900
2016 8,710
2017 9,370
2018 9,290