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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

27-2011 Actors



Play parts in stage, television, radio, video, motion picture productions, or other settings for entertainment, information, or instruction. Interpret serious or comic role by speech, gesture, and body movement to entertain or inform audience. May dance and sing.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 9014$49.67/hr$15.64/hr$15.66/hr$23.68/hr$77.67/hr>$100/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and Hospitality110$19.63/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 90$23.68/hr39.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 90$23.68/hrN/A
Minnesota 110N/A34.7%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Musicians and Singers 370$53.43/hr13.2%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 9,520$18.64/hr19.1%
Self-Enrichment Teachers 4,650$19.39/hr18.3%


  • Collaborate with other actors as part of an ensemble.
  • Perform humorous and serious interpretations of emotions, actions, and situations, using body movements, facial expressions, and gestures.
  • Portray and interpret roles, using speech, gestures, and body movements, to entertain, inform, or instruct radio, film, television, or live audiences.
  • Work with other crew members responsible for lighting, costumes, make-up, and props.
  • Sing or dance during dramatic or comedic performances.
  • Perform humorous and serious interpretations of emotions, actions, and situations, using body movements, facial expressions, and gestures.
  • Work with other crew members responsible for lighting, costumes, make-up, and props.
  • Work closely with directors, other actors, and playwrights to find the interpretation most suited to the role.
  • Collaborate with other actors as part of an ensemble.
  • Portray and interpret roles, using speech, gestures, and body movements, to entertain, inform, or instruct radio, film, television, or live audiences.