Numbers of Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations in North Carolina

Occupation group

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

Year Number
2001 30,660
2002 30,390
2003 30,620
2004 31,790
2005 33,430
2006 35,260
2007 37,370
2008 39,290
2009 38,050
2010 38,280
2011 37,420
2012 39,780
2013 38,920
2014 40,150
2015 40,120
2016 40,760
2017 42,060
2018 42,100

Individual occupations

Art Directors

Year Number
2001 420
2002 440
2003 390
2004 510
2005 450
2006 500
2007 470
2008 440
2009 420
2010 360
2011 470
2012 500
2013 370
2014 360
2015 330
2016 320
2017 350
2018 310

Craft Artists

Year Number
2004 60
2005 230
2006 230
2007 270
2008 190
2009 140
2010 140
2011 140
2012 170
2013 120
2014 160
2015 130
2016 60
2017 50
2018 80

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

Year Number
2001 210
2002 220
2003 220
2004 190
2005 260
2006 280
2007 300
2008 180
2009 170
2010 140
2011 150
2012 160
2013 340
2014 460
2015 430
2016 170
2017 190
2018 160

Multimedia Artists and Animators

Year Number
2001 540
2002 460
2003 370
2004 280
2005 320
2006 370
2007 530
2008 720
2009 680
2010 350
2012 950
2013 600
2014 790
2015 680
2016 580
2017 620
2018 630

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 120
2006 100
2007 110
2008 130
2009 110
2010 90
2011 90
2012 60
2013 50
2014 60
2015 60
2016 90
2017 80
2018 60

Commercial and Industrial Designers

Year Number
2001 430
2002 700
2003 830
2004 870
2005 810
2006 930
2007 880
2008 740
2009 600
2010 560
2011 580
2012 650
2013 640
2014 730
2015 740
2016 800
2017 660
2018 670

Fashion Designers

Year Number
2001 250
2002 170
2003 210
2004 120
2005 110
2006 200
2007 180
2008 180
2009 170
2010 140
2011 110
2012 150
2013 140
2014 170
2015 120
2016 180
2017 220
2018 190

Floral Designers

Year Number
2001 2,100
2002 2,320
2003 2,330
2004 2,310
2005 1,760
2006 1,740
2007 1,870
2008 1,800
2009 1,480
2010 1,250
2011 1,250
2012 1,280
2013 1,250
2014 1,080
2015 1,020
2016 950
2017 1,030
2018 1,150

Graphic Designers

Year Number
2001 2,700
2002 2,720
2003 2,880
2004 3,260
2005 3,820
2006 4,140
2007 4,270
2008 4,940
2009 5,290
2010 5,350
2011 5,140
2012 5,080
2013 5,260
2014 5,260
2015 6,020
2016 5,910
2017 6,310
2018 6,460

Interior Designers

Year Number
2001 1,120
2002 1,240
2003 1,300
2004 1,010
2005 1,500
2006 1,320
2007 1,650
2008 1,620
2009 1,340
2010 1,020
2011 1,000
2012 1,120
2013 1,220
2014 1,250
2015 1,100
2016 1,120
2017 1,360
2018 1,320

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

Year Number
2001 900
2002 950
2003 1,100
2004 1,370
2005 1,420
2006 1,720
2007 1,220
2008 900
2009 780
2010 1,100
2011 1,260
2012 1,370
2013 1,170
2014 1,430
2015 1,710
2016 2,110
2017 2,340
2018 2,610

Set and Exhibit Designers

Year Number
2001 130
2002 200
2003 210
2004 160
2005 180
2006 90
2007 170
2008 280
2009 360
2010 210
2011 120
2012 160
2013 190
2014 170
2015 110
2016 100
2017 70
2018 110

Designers, All Other

Year Number
2004 170
2005 120
2006 90
2007 150
2008 140
2009 150
2010 210
2011 170
2012 180
2013 80
2014 110
2015 120
2016 140
2017 180
2018 200

Actors

Year Number
2002 390
2004 330
2007 280
2009 360
2010 460
2011 250
2012 270
2013 170
2014 140
2015 130
2016 380
2017 340
2018 300

Producers and Directors

Year Number
2001 790
2002 850
2003 930
2004 900
2005 860
2006 1,040
2007 1,260
2009 1,240
2010 1,320
2011 1,280
2012 1,460
2013 1,610
2014 1,620
2015 1,620
2016 1,940
2017 2,370
2018 2,330

Athletes and Sports Competitors

Year Number
2002 410
2003 520
2004 480
2005 580
2006 530
2007 700
2008 1,030
2009 920
2010 630
2011 420
2012 440
2013 470
2014 360
2015 410
2016 310
2017 410
2018 290

Coaches and Scouts

Year Number
2001 1,860
2002 2,200
2003 2,360
2004 3,060
2005 3,060
2006 3,810
2007 4,340
2008 5,240
2009 5,030
2010 5,240
2011 5,860
2012 6,620
2013 6,240
2014 6,410
2015 5,710
2016 5,830
2017 6,310
2018 6,340

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

Year Number
2010 540
2012 260
2013 260
2015 620
2016 610
2017 320
2018 420

Dancers

Year Number
2001 160
2002 460
2003 380
2004 170
2005 140
2006 170
2008 120
2009 120
2010 80
2011 120
2012 120
2013 200
2015 170
2016 150
2017 200
2018 170

Choreographers

Year Number
2001 660
2002 570
2003 440
2004 210
2007 120
2008 110
2016 50

Music Directors and Composers

Year Number
2001 140
2002 180
2003 160
2004 150
2005 70
2006 50
2007 70
2008 80
2009 250
2010 390
2011 400
2012 230
2013 210
2014 170
2015 230
2016 200
2017 170
2018 90

Musicians and Singers

Year Number
2001 430
2002 430
2003 350
2004 480
2005 440
2006 540
2007 680
2008 580
2009 540
2010 530
2011 360
2012 440
2013 320
2014 360
2015 250
2016 420
2017 440
2018 510

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 170
2005 500
2006 340
2007 280
2008 140
2009 150
2010 170
2011 210
2012 430
2013 410
2014 330
2015 140
2016 180
2017 150
2018 180

Announcers

Year Number
2001 1,670
2002 1,340
2003 1,330

Radio and Television Announcers

Year Number
2004 1,180
2005 1,060
2006 1,000
2007 1,040
2008 1,270
2009 1,090
2010 1,150
2011 860
2012 950
2013 940
2014 900
2015 910
2016 940
2017 1,000
2018 820

Public Address System and Other Announcers

Year Number
2004 180
2005 150
2006 210
2007 200
2008 250
2009 180
2010 160
2011 100
2012 120
2013 100
2014 140
2015 160
2016 170
2017 170
2018 160

News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents

Year Number
2001 1,700
2002 1,800
2003 1,920

Broadcast News Analysts

Year Number
2004 320
2005 370
2006 310
2007 250
2008 150
2009 170
2010 310
2011 220
2012 220
2013 90
2014 110
2015 100
2016 100
2017 50
2018 40

Reporters and Correspondents

Year Number
2004 1,520
2005 1,330
2006 1,170
2007 1,260
2008 1,170
2009 1,060
2010 930
2011 870
2012 800
2013 940
2014 1,110
2015 1,120
2016 1,090
2017 1,080
2018 930

Public Relations Specialists

Year Number
2001 2,540
2002 2,560
2003 2,830
2004 3,160
2005 3,800
2006 3,780
2007 4,190
2008 4,400
2009 4,640
2010 4,690
2011 4,770
2012 4,800
2013 4,750
2014 4,770
2015 4,790
2016 4,960
2017 4,620
2018 4,750

Editors

Year Number
2001 1,660
2002 1,600
2003 1,490
2004 1,430
2005 1,590
2006 1,680
2007 1,940
2008 1,990
2009 1,850
2010 1,650
2011 1,490
2012 1,640
2013 1,610
2014 1,680
2015 1,860
2016 1,980
2017 2,190
2018 2,090

Technical Writers

Year Number
2001 1,080
2002 1,040
2003 820
2004 890
2005 1,010
2006 1,000
2007 1,060
2008 950
2009 1,030
2010 1,050
2011 1,210
2012 1,320
2013 1,600
2014 1,900
2015 1,840
2016 1,570
2017 1,480
2018 1,390

Writers and Authors

Year Number
2001 840
2002 780
2003 640
2004 850
2005 770
2006 730
2007 780
2008 720
2009 780
2010 590
2011 620
2012 690
2013 860
2014 880
2015 860
2016 830
2017 830
2018 950

Interpreters and Translators

Year Number
2001 390
2002 460
2003 530
2004 700
2005 720
2006 980
2007 950
2008 1,190
2009 1,520
2010 2,300
2011 2,370
2013 1,990
2015 2,010
2016 1,660
2017 1,640
2018 1,770

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 640
2005 680
2006 750
2007 830
2008 760
2009 530
2010 480
2011 200
2012 170
2013 190
2014 170
2015 160
2016 160
2017 180
2018 230

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

Year Number
2001 700
2002 650
2003 640
2004 770
2005 740
2006 810
2007 740
2008 780
2009 710
2010 810
2011 900
2012 1,010
2013 1,050
2014 930
2015 970
2016 1,010
2017 1,060
2018 1,100

Broadcast Technicians

Year Number
2001 630
2002 710
2003 780
2004 820
2005 850
2006 880
2007 920
2008 920
2009 800
2010 780
2011 550
2012 540
2013 560
2014 710
2015 710
2016 830
2017 700
2018 570

Radio Operators

Year Number
2001 160
2002 160
2003 170
2004 170
2005 30
2006 140
2007 150
2008 150

Sound Engineering Technicians

Year Number
2001 60
2002 80
2003 80
2004 110
2005 140
2006 150
2007 170
2008 160
2009 190
2010 210
2011 210
2012 220
2013 150
2014 160
2015 150
2016 210
2017 200
2018 230

Photographers

Year Number
2001 1,920
2002 1,260
2003 1,420
2004 1,720
2005 1,910
2006 1,710
2007 1,700
2008 1,630
2009 1,760
2010 1,790
2011 1,670
2012 1,730
2013 1,930
2014 1,880
2015 1,880
2016 1,730
2017 1,720
2018 1,450

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

Year Number
2001 350
2002 290
2003 270
2004 240
2005 280
2006 280
2007 240
2008 260
2009 280
2010 420
2011 420
2012 410
2013 360
2014 280
2015 290
2016 270
2017 320
2018 330

Film and Video Editors

Year Number
2002 220
2003 180
2004 270
2005 380
2006 450
2007 380
2008 400
2009 390
2010 330
2011 230
2012 260
2013 280
2014 250
2015 240
2016 420
2017 420
2018 460

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 160
2005 200
2006 210
2007 280
2008 330
2009 320
2010 250
2011 180
2012 170
2013 190
2014 210
2015 200
2016 230
2017 200
2018 210