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Also: The Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes an Occupational Outlook Handbook, and , surprisingly, you are mentioned.
The report provides data on training, employment, earnings and more. The website notes a few significant points about the working life of artists.
• About 62 percent of artists and related workers are self-employed.Also: The Carpenters - Top of the World
• Artists usually develop their skills through a bachelor’s degree program or other postsecondary training in art or design.
• Earnings for self-employed artists vary widely.