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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators



Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 7010$38.05/hr$24.24/hr$31.40/hr$39.41/hr$40.79/hr$52.03/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
ManufacturingN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
InformationN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services50$39.71/hr
Leisure and Hospitality20$19.68/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 70$39.41/hr6.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 70$36.44/hrN/A
Minnesota 90$36.44/hr8.0%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Craft Artists 90$19.48/hr6.7%
Photographers 800$24.57/hr11.4%
Costume Attendants 70$22.84/hr57.8%


  • Integrate and develop visual elements, such as line, space, mass, color, and perspective, to produce desired effects, such as the illustration of ideas, emotions, or moods.
  • Use materials such as pens and ink, watercolors, charcoal, oil, or computer software to create artwork.
  • Apply solvents and cleaning agents to clean surfaces of paintings, and to remove accretions, discolorations, and deteriorated varnish.
  • Use materials such as pens and ink, watercolors, charcoal, oil, or computer software to create artwork.
  • Shade and fill in sketch outlines and backgrounds, using a variety of media such as water colors, markers, and transparent washes, labeling designated colors when necessary.
  • Create sculptures, statues, and other three-dimensional artwork by using abrasives and tools to shape, carve, and fabricate materials such as clay, stone, wood, or metal.
  • Create sculptures, statues, and other three-dimensional artwork by using abrasives and tools to shape, carve, and fabricate materials such as clay, stone, wood, or metal.
  • Photograph objects, places, or scenes for reference material.
  • Model substances such as clay or wax, using fingers and small hand tools to form objects.
  • Model substances such as clay or wax, using fingers and small hand tools to form objects.