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Graphic Design and Illustration Careers and Jobs

Select, Find and Prepare for Graphic Design and Illustration Careers and Jobs - all on one page


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This page will take you through 4 steps to (1) Select from Graphic Design and Illustration careers/jobs, (2) Find Graphic Design and Illustration job listings, (3) Prepare for Graphic Design and Illustration careers, and (4) Provide Graphic Design and Illustration career-specific resources.

Step 1: Select a Career/Job: This page starts with 4 ways for you to identify and select from listings of Graphic Design and Illustration careers/jobs:
A) Fastest Growing Graphic Design and Illustration Careers - 2020 to 2030 (est.)
These listings are based on job growth estimates and helps you to identify the fastest growing and evolving Graphic Design and Illustration careers. Some careers may not initially seem related to Graphic Design and Illustration, so relevant Graphic Design and Illustration jobs are listed alongside each listing. This can also help us to identify which careers (bottom of the listing) may have negative growth - perhaps due to automation or planned obsolescence.
B) Median Annual Salary U.S. Graphic Design and Illustration Careers
These listings are sorted (descending) by median annual salary in the U.S. This may help us to identify our ideal career. We may not qualify at this time for the desired career, but this listing and the results provided can help us to explore job details, as well as learn how to appropriately prepare for the career.
C) Graphic Design and Illustration Career Ladders (Educational Requirements)
These listings will help us to identify Graphic Design and Illustration careers sorted by educational requirements (with the most difficult to obtain listed first). This may help us to identify career ladders (as we scroll down the list), and help us to get jobs that we qualify for now.
D) Select From a Listing of 168 Graphic Design and Illustration Jobs.
The list may be quite long. There are two ways you might like to use this list:
1) Filter - As you enter a word, you will filter (limit) the list of jobs
2) Browse the list (Don't Filter) - You can simply explore the list of jobs. There may be many that you might never have considered to be of interest.
Once you have identified an job of interest, simply click on it.

Step 2: Find a Job: After you have selected a career/job above, you will see current jobs listings. You can change the location, distance from location and recency as desired. Each of the listings will link to a current job opening.

Job listings (based on your criteria) can be sent daily to your inbox, so you always have access to the latest opportunities. Complete the short form to start - you can opt out anytime.

Step 3: Prepare For a Career: In this section you will gain access to detailed information to help you prepare for the chosen career. Information may include (not every career choice includes all of the elements below - updates occur quarterly):
Core and Supplemental Duties: Lists the worker-related tasks performed
General and Specific Work Activities: Summarizes the broad and more specific types of behaviors related to the career
Knowledge Required: Provides the requirements regarding the acquisition of facts and principles
Skills Required: Provides basic skills and cross-functional skills needed
Preparation Required: Provides a summary of the required experience and education
Educational Requirements: Detailed breakdown of the education required
Work Experience Required: Detailed breakdown of the prior work experience required
Local Salary Information: Provides national and local salary ranges
Certifications: Provides appropriate government and private-sector certifications and/or credentials that may be required
Professional Associations: Provides professional associations that are related to the career selected
Job Listings: Provides links to active current job listings for the selected career, along with multiple similar job titles to explore. All details appear on this page
Career Start: Provides up to 10 careers requiring similar capabilities and interests (for starting a similar career)
Career Change: Provides up to 10 careers requiring similar skills and experience (for changing a career).

** If you clicked on a link from section D (as described in Step 1 above), you will see one or more links to an occupation that is usually a bit more general than your initial job selection - the link(s) is directly related to the specific job you identified through your prior selections.
*NOTE: It is possible that there may not be a career path identified for the specific job you selected in Step 1. If this is the case, scroll up the page and click on a different career/job.

Step 4: Career-Specific Resources (detailed and constantly updated): Continue to scroll down the page and you will find tabs that provide detailed (updated) links specific to the career you selected. This information includes:
Videos: Provides a listing of video links related to this career. A great way to get a quick overview of the occupation.
Resumes: Sources for resume materials and techniques. This can help to get you started.
Job Description: Sources that provide job descriptions, which are vital to resume and interview preparation.
Interviews: Provides links that can help you to prepare for and successfully complete the job interview. Can also assist with coffee chats.
Step by Step: Provides links to resources that can help to organize the career search process.
LinkedIn: One of the best professional social media sites that provides links, opportunities, and networking specifically for careers and career development.

Step 1 of 4: Select a Career/Job

53 Graphic Design and Illustration careers are listed below (sorted by Percentage Change in Total Job Openings - 2020 to 2030 est.). Graphic Design and Illustration-related jobs specific to each career are also provided. This shows which careers are emerging and growing the fastest. Please Scroll and Select below:

Occupations U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030 (% change) Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs

Cooks, Restaurant 48.9% Sandwich Artist
Occupation: Cooks, Restaurant U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 48.9% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Sandwich Artist
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 46.3% Artist Agent; Artist Manager; Artist Representative
Occupation: Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 46.3% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist Agent; Artist Manager; Artist Representative
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance 37% Body Make-Up Artist; Commercial Makeup Artist; Makeup Artist; Special Effects Makeup Artist; Special Makeup Effects Artist
Occupation: Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 37% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Body Make-Up Artist; Commercial Makeup Artist; Makeup Artist; Special Effects Makeup Artist; Special Makeup Effects Artist
Film and Video Editors 33.2% Graphic Artist; Motion Graphics Editor; Multimedia Artist
Occupation: Film and Video Editors U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 33.2% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Graphic Artist; Motion Graphics Editor; Multimedia Artist
Manicurists and Pedicurists 32.6% Nail Artist
Occupation: Manicurists and Pedicurists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 32.6% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Nail Artist
Actors 32.4% Artistic Director; Voice-Over Artist
Occupation: Actors U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 32.4% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artistic Director; Voice-Over Artist
Choreographers 32.1% Artist; Artistic Director
Occupation: Choreographers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 32.1% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Artistic Director
Dancers 30% Ballet Company Artistic Director; Ballet Performance Artist; Dance Artist; Hip Hop Artist; Performing Artist
Occupation: Dancers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 30% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Ballet Company Artistic Director; Ballet Performance Artist; Dance Artist; Hip Hop Artist; Performing Artist
Skincare Specialists 28.8% Esthetician, Makeup Artist; Esthetician, Permanent Makeup Artist; Make-Up Artist
Occupation: Skincare Specialists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 28.8% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Esthetician, Makeup Artist; Esthetician, Permanent Makeup Artist; Make-Up Artist
Chefs and Head Cooks 25.3% Culinary Artist; Pastry Artist
Occupation: Chefs and Head Cooks U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 25.3% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Culinary Artist; Pastry Artist
Producers and Directors 24.1% Artistic Director
Occupation: Producers and Directors U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 24.1% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artistic Director
Interpreters and Translators 23.7% Braille Transcriber/Tactile Graphics Specialist
Occupation: Interpreters and Translators U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 23.7% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Braille Transcriber/Tactile Graphics Specialist
Self-Enrichment Teachers 23.5% Artist; Teaching Artist
Occupation: Self-Enrichment Teachers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 23.5% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Teaching Artist
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 19.4% Funeral Home Makeup Artist; Wedding Makeup Artist
Occupation: Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 19.4% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Funeral Home Makeup Artist; Wedding Makeup Artist
Barbers 17.5% Tonsorial Artist
Occupation: Barbers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 17.5% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Tonsorial Artist
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 17.3% 3D Artist (Three Dimensional Artist); 3D Artist (Three-Dimensional Artist); Artist; Automotive Artist; Balloon Artist; Beaded Jewelry Artist; Book Illustrator; Caricature Artist; Cartoon Artist; Clay Artist; Color Artist; Comic Artist; Comic Book Artist; Comic Illustrator; Commercial Artist; Commercial Illustrator; Concept Artist; Contemporary Glass Artist; Courtroom Sketch Artist; Craft Artist; Exhibit Artist; Fashion Artist; Fashion Illustrator; Fiber Artist; Fine Artist; Forensic Artist; Free Lance Artist; Fresco Artist; Glass Artist; Graphic Artist; Histological Illustrator; Kiln Formed Glass Artist; Landscape Artist; Manga Artist; Medical Artist; Medical Illustrator; Multimedia Artist; Multimedia Illustrator; Mural Artist; News Graphic Artist; Newspaper Illustrator; Pattern Illustrator; Plasma Graphic Artist; Police Artist; Police Sketch Artist; Portrait Artist; Production Illustrator; Quick Sketch Artist; Reproduction Artist; Restoration Artist; Sacred Art Artist; Scenic Artist; Scientific Artist; Scientific Illustrator; Set Illustrator; Silhouette Artist; Sketch Artist; Stained Glass Artist; Suspect Artist; Technical Artist; Technical Illustrator; Texture Artist; Visual Artist; Watercolor Artist; Wildlife Artist
Occupation: Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 17.3% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: 3D Artist (Three Dimensional Artist); 3D Artist (Three-Dimensional Artist); Artist; Automotive Artist; Balloon Artist; Beaded Jewelry Artist; Book Illustrator; Caricature Artist; Cartoon Artist; Clay Artist; Color Artist; Comic Artist; Comic Book Artist; Comic Illustrator; Commercial Artist; Commercial Illustrator; Concept Artist; Contemporary Glass Artist; Courtroom Sketch Artist; Craft Artist; Exhibit Artist; Fashion Artist; Fashion Illustrator; Fiber Artist; Fine Artist; Forensic Artist; Free Lance Artist; Fresco Artist; Glass Artist; Graphic Artist; Histological Illustrator; Kiln Formed Glass Artist; Landscape Artist; Manga Artist; Medical Artist; Medical Illustrator; Multimedia Artist; Multimedia Illustrator; Mural Artist; News Graphic Artist; Newspaper Illustrator; Pattern Illustrator; Plasma Graphic Artist; Police Artist; Police Sketch Artist; Portrait Artist; Production Illustrator; Quick Sketch Artist; Reproduction Artist; Restoration Artist; Sacred Art Artist; Scenic Artist; Scientific Artist; Scientific Illustrator; Set Illustrator; Silhouette Artist; Sketch Artist; Stained Glass Artist; Suspect Artist; Technical Artist; Technical Illustrator; Texture Artist; Visual Artist; Watercolor Artist; Wildlife Artist
Photographers 17.1% Owner/Portrait Artist
Occupation: Photographers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 17.1% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Owner/Portrait Artist
Special Effects Artists and Animators 15.8% 3D Artist (Three-Dimensional Artist); Animation Artist; Anime Artist; Artist; Cartoon Artist; Computer Artist; Computer Graphic Artist; Computer Graphic Designer; Computer Graphics Illustrator; Concept Artist; Digital Artist; FX Artist (Effects Artist); Game Artist; Graphic Artist; Motion Graphics Artist; Multimedia Artist; Special Effects Artist; Storyboard Artist; Texture Artist; Visual Effects Artist (FX Artist); Web Graphic Designer
Occupation: Special Effects Artists and Animators U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 15.8% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: 3D Artist (Three-Dimensional Artist); Animation Artist; Anime Artist; Artist; Cartoon Artist; Computer Artist; Computer Graphic Artist; Computer Graphic Designer; Computer Graphics Illustrator; Concept Artist; Digital Artist; FX Artist (Effects Artist); Game Artist; Graphic Artist; Motion Graphics Artist; Multimedia Artist; Special Effects Artist; Storyboard Artist; Texture Artist; Visual Effects Artist (FX Artist); Web Graphic Designer
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 15.1% Handmade Tile Artist
Occupation: Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 15.1% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Handmade Tile Artist
Fast Food and Counter Workers 15% Sandwich Artist
Occupation: Fast Food and Counter Workers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 15% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Sandwich Artist
Craft Artists 13.2% Artist; Ceramic Artist; Ceramics Artist; Decorative Arts Production Artist; Fiber Artist; Fine Craft Artist; Furniture Artist; Glass Artist; Jewelry Artist; Kinetic Sculpture Artist; Metal Arts Production Artist; Mobile Artist; Resident Artist; Studio Artist; Studio Craft Artist
Occupation: Craft Artists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 13.2% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Ceramic Artist; Ceramics Artist; Decorative Arts Production Artist; Fiber Artist; Fine Craft Artist; Furniture Artist; Glass Artist; Jewelry Artist; Kinetic Sculpture Artist; Metal Arts Production Artist; Mobile Artist; Resident Artist; Studio Artist; Studio Craft Artist
Models 11.4% Undraped Artist Model
Occupation: Models U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 11.4% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Undraped Artist Model
Musicians and Singers 11.1% Artist; Music Artist; Rap Artist; Recording Artist; Vocal Artist
Occupation: Musicians and Singers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 11.1% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Music Artist; Rap Artist; Recording Artist; Vocal Artist
Art Directors 11% Artistic Director; Graphic Artist; Senior Graphic Designer
Occupation: Art Directors U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 11% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artistic Director; Graphic Artist; Senior Graphic Designer
Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys 10.3% Radio Artist
Occupation: Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 10.3% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Radio Artist
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 10.1% Makeup Artistry Instructor
Occupation: Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 10.1% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Makeup Artistry Instructor
Cooks, Short Order 9.6% Sandwich Artist
Occupation: Cooks, Short Order U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 9.6% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Sandwich Artist
Artists and Related Workers, All Other 9.5% Ceramic Artist; Ceramics Artist; Commercial Artist; Tattoo Artist; Visual Artist
Occupation: Artists and Related Workers, All Other U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 9.5% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Ceramic Artist; Ceramics Artist; Commercial Artist; Tattoo Artist; Visual Artist
Set and Exhibit Designers 9.1% Artist
Occupation: Set and Exhibit Designers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 9.1% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary 8.3% Artist
Occupation: Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 8.3% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist
Sales Managers 7% Artist Relationship Manager
Occupation: Sales Managers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 7% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist Relationship Manager
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 6.8% Suspect Artist Supervisor
Occupation: First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 6.8% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Suspect Artist Supervisor
Food Preparation Workers 6.4% Sandwich Artist
Occupation: Food Preparation Workers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 6.4% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Sandwich Artist
Music Directors and Composers 6.3% Artistic Director
Occupation: Music Directors and Composers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 6.3% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artistic Director
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 6.3% Artist; Mannequin Coloring Artist; Pastry Artist; Sign Artist; Sketch Artist
Occupation: Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 6.3% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Mannequin Coloring Artist; Pastry Artist; Sign Artist; Sketch Artist
Commercial and Industrial Designers 5.6% Stained Glass Artist; User Experience Designer
Occupation: Commercial and Industrial Designers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 5.6% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Stained Glass Artist; User Experience Designer
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 4.5% Artists Materials Sales Representative
Occupation: Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 4.5% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artists Materials Sales Representative
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 4.4% Display Artist
Occupation: Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 4.4% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Display Artist
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 3.7% Technical Illustrations Map Inker
Occupation: Surveying and Mapping Technicians U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 3.7% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Technical Illustrations Map Inker
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary 3.4% Special Makeup Effects Artist Instructor (Special Makeup Fx Artist Instructor)
Occupation: Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 3.4% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Special Makeup Effects Artist Instructor (Special Makeup Fx Artist Instructor)
Graphic Designers 2.9% Artist; Catalogue Illustrator; Commercial Artist; Concept Artist; Digital Artist; Graphic Artist; Layout Artist; Macintosh Artist (Mac Artist); Production Artist; User Interface Designer
Occupation: Graphic Designers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 2.9% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Catalogue Illustrator; Commercial Artist; Concept Artist; Digital Artist; Graphic Artist; Layout Artist; Macintosh Artist (Mac Artist); Production Artist; User Interface Designer
Etchers and Engravers 2.4% Monument Artist; Wood Block Artist
Occupation: Etchers and Engravers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 2.4% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Monument Artist; Wood Block Artist
Carpenters 2.1% Model Set Artist
Occupation: Carpenters U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 2.1% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Model Set Artist
Cooks, Private Household 2.1% Culinary Artist
Occupation: Cooks, Private Household U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 2.1% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Culinary Artist
Fashion Designers 0.5% Fashion Illustrator
Occupation: Fashion Designers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 0.5% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Fashion Illustrator
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers -0.8% Artist
Occupation: Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: -0.8% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist
Mechanical Drafters -4.7% Technical Illustrator
Occupation: Mechanical Drafters U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: -4.7% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Technical Illustrator
Model Makers, Metal and Plastic -4.9% Dimensional Artist
Occupation: Model Makers, Metal and Plastic U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: -4.9% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Dimensional Artist
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators -8.7% Air Brush Artist; Airbrush Artist
Occupation: Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: -8.7% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Air Brush Artist; Airbrush Artist
Printing Press Operators -9.9% Ben-Day Artist
Occupation: Printing Press Operators U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: -9.9% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Ben-Day Artist
Desktop Publishers -12.3% Graphic Artist; Production Artist
Occupation: Desktop Publishers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: -12.3% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Graphic Artist; Production Artist
Prepress Technicians and Workers -17.1% Cold Type Artist; Graphic Artist; Lithographic Artist; Paste Up Artist; Paste-Up Artist; Paste-Up Artist Apprentice; Process Artist
Occupation: Prepress Technicians and Workers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: -17.1% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Cold Type Artist; Graphic Artist; Lithographic Artist; Paste Up Artist; Paste-Up Artist; Paste-Up Artist Apprentice; Process Artist
Floral Designers -20.1% Floral Artist
Occupation: Floral Designers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: -20.1% Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Floral Artist

57 Graphic Design and Illustration careers are listed below (sorted by U.S. National Median Salary). Graphic Design and Illustration-related jobs specific to each occupation are also provided. Please Scroll and Select below::

Occupations National Median Salary Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs

Sales Managers $ 132,290 Artist Relationship Manager
Occupation: Sales Managers National Median Salary: $ 132,290 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist Relationship Manager
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance $ 106,920 Body Make-Up Artist; Commercial Makeup Artist; Makeup Artist; Special Effects Makeup Artist; Special Makeup Effects Artist
Occupation: Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance National Median Salary: $ 106,920 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Body Make-Up Artist; Commercial Makeup Artist; Makeup Artist; Special Effects Makeup Artist; Special Makeup Effects Artist
Art Directors $ 97,270 Artistic Director; Graphic Artist; Senior Graphic Designer
Occupation: Art Directors National Median Salary: $ 97,270 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artistic Director; Graphic Artist; Senior Graphic Designer
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $ 92,970 Suspect Artist Supervisor
Occupation: First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives National Median Salary: $ 92,970 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Suspect Artist Supervisor
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary $ 90,880 Artist
Occupation: Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary National Median Salary: $ 90,880 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist
Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists $ 88,950 User Interface Designer
Occupation: Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists National Median Salary: $ 88,950 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: User Interface Designer
Special Effects Artists and Animators $ 77,700 3D Artist (Three-Dimensional Artist); Animation Artist; Anime Artist; Artist; Cartoon Artist; Computer Artist; Computer Graphic Artist; Computer Graphic Designer; Computer Graphics Illustrator; Concept Artist; Digital Artist; FX Artist (Effects Artist); Game Artist; Graphic Artist; Motion Graphics Artist; Multimedia Artist; Special Effects Artist; Storyboard Artist; Texture Artist; Visual Effects Artist (FX Artist); Web Graphic Designer
Occupation: Special Effects Artists and Animators National Median Salary: $ 77,700 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: 3D Artist (Three-Dimensional Artist); Animation Artist; Anime Artist; Artist; Cartoon Artist; Computer Artist; Computer Graphic Artist; Computer Graphic Designer; Computer Graphics Illustrator; Concept Artist; Digital Artist; FX Artist (Effects Artist); Game Artist; Graphic Artist; Motion Graphics Artist; Multimedia Artist; Special Effects Artist; Storyboard Artist; Texture Artist; Visual Effects Artist (FX Artist); Web Graphic Designer
Producers and Directors $ 76,400 Artistic Director
Occupation: Producers and Directors National Median Salary: $ 76,400 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artistic Director
Talent Directors $ 76,400 Artist Manager; Artistic Administrator; Artistic Associate; Artistic Director; Artistic Planning Manager; Artistic Planning Vice President (Artistic Planning VP)
Occupation: Talent Directors National Median Salary: $ 76,400 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist Manager; Artistic Administrator; Artistic Associate; Artistic Director; Artistic Planning Manager; Artistic Planning Vice President (Artistic Planning VP)
Fashion Designers $ 75,810 Fashion Illustrator
Occupation: Fashion Designers National Median Salary: $ 75,810 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Fashion Illustrator
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes $ 75,420 Artist Agent; Artist Manager; Artist Representative
Occupation: Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes National Median Salary: $ 75,420 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist Agent; Artist Manager; Artist Representative
Commercial and Industrial Designers $ 71,640 Stained Glass Artist; User Experience Designer
Occupation: Commercial and Industrial Designers National Median Salary: $ 71,640 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Stained Glass Artist; User Experience Designer
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $ 69,690 Makeup Artistry Instructor
Occupation: Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary National Median Salary: $ 69,690 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Makeup Artistry Instructor
Film and Video Editors $ 67,250 Graphic Artist; Motion Graphics Editor; Multimedia Artist
Occupation: Film and Video Editors National Median Salary: $ 67,250 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Graphic Artist; Motion Graphics Editor; Multimedia Artist
Artists and Related Workers, All Other $ 65,800 Ceramic Artist; Ceramics Artist; Commercial Artist; Tattoo Artist; Visual Artist
Occupation: Artists and Related Workers, All Other National Median Salary: $ 65,800 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Ceramic Artist; Ceramics Artist; Commercial Artist; Tattoo Artist; Visual Artist
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $ 62,070 Artists Materials Sales Representative
Occupation: Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products National Median Salary: $ 62,070 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artists Materials Sales Representative
Mechanical Drafters $ 58,270 Technical Illustrator
Occupation: Mechanical Drafters National Median Salary: $ 58,270 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Technical Illustrator
Set and Exhibit Designers $ 58,180 Artist
Occupation: Set and Exhibit Designers National Median Salary: $ 58,180 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary $ 55,620 Special Makeup Effects Artist Instructor (Special Makeup Fx Artist Instructor)
Occupation: Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary National Median Salary: $ 55,620 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Special Makeup Effects Artist Instructor (Special Makeup Fx Artist Instructor)
Model Makers, Metal and Plastic $ 54,780 Dimensional Artist
Occupation: Model Makers, Metal and Plastic National Median Salary: $ 54,780 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Dimensional Artist
Graphic Designers $ 53,380 Artist; Catalogue Illustrator; Commercial Artist; Concept Artist; Digital Artist; Graphic Artist; Layout Artist; Macintosh Artist (Mac Artist); Production Artist; User Interface Designer
Occupation: Graphic Designers National Median Salary: $ 53,380 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Catalogue Illustrator; Commercial Artist; Concept Artist; Digital Artist; Graphic Artist; Layout Artist; Macintosh Artist (Mac Artist); Production Artist; User Interface Designer
Chefs and Head Cooks $ 53,380 Culinary Artist; Pastry Artist
Occupation: Chefs and Head Cooks National Median Salary: $ 53,380 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Culinary Artist; Pastry Artist
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators $ 52,340 3D Artist (Three Dimensional Artist); 3D Artist (Three-Dimensional Artist); Artist; Automotive Artist; Balloon Artist; Beaded Jewelry Artist; Book Illustrator; Caricature Artist; Cartoon Artist; Clay Artist; Color Artist; Comic Artist; Comic Book Artist; Comic Illustrator; Commercial Artist; Commercial Illustrator; Concept Artist; Contemporary Glass Artist; Courtroom Sketch Artist; Craft Artist; Exhibit Artist; Fashion Artist; Fashion Illustrator; Fiber Artist; Fine Artist; Forensic Artist; Free Lance Artist; Fresco Artist; Glass Artist; Graphic Artist; Histological Illustrator; Kiln Formed Glass Artist; Landscape Artist; Manga Artist; Medical Artist; Medical Illustrator; Multimedia Artist; Multimedia Illustrator; Mural Artist; News Graphic Artist; Newspaper Illustrator; Pattern Illustrator; Plasma Graphic Artist; Police Artist; Police Sketch Artist; Portrait Artist; Production Illustrator; Quick Sketch Artist; Reproduction Artist; Restoration Artist; Sacred Art Artist; Scenic Artist; Scientific Artist; Scientific Illustrator; Set Illustrator; Silhouette Artist; Sketch Artist; Stained Glass Artist; Suspect Artist; Technical Artist; Technical Illustrator; Texture Artist; Visual Artist; Watercolor Artist; Wildlife Artist
Occupation: Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators National Median Salary: $ 52,340 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: 3D Artist (Three Dimensional Artist); 3D Artist (Three-Dimensional Artist); Artist; Automotive Artist; Balloon Artist; Beaded Jewelry Artist; Book Illustrator; Caricature Artist; Cartoon Artist; Clay Artist; Color Artist; Comic Artist; Comic Book Artist; Comic Illustrator; Commercial Artist; Commercial Illustrator; Concept Artist; Contemporary Glass Artist; Courtroom Sketch Artist; Craft Artist; Exhibit Artist; Fashion Artist; Fashion Illustrator; Fiber Artist; Fine Artist; Forensic Artist; Free Lance Artist; Fresco Artist; Glass Artist; Graphic Artist; Histological Illustrator; Kiln Formed Glass Artist; Landscape Artist; Manga Artist; Medical Artist; Medical Illustrator; Multimedia Artist; Multimedia Illustrator; Mural Artist; News Graphic Artist; Newspaper Illustrator; Pattern Illustrator; Plasma Graphic Artist; Police Artist; Police Sketch Artist; Portrait Artist; Production Illustrator; Quick Sketch Artist; Reproduction Artist; Restoration Artist; Sacred Art Artist; Scenic Artist; Scientific Artist; Scientific Illustrator; Set Illustrator; Silhouette Artist; Sketch Artist; Stained Glass Artist; Suspect Artist; Technical Artist; Technical Illustrator; Texture Artist; Visual Artist; Watercolor Artist; Wildlife Artist
Interpreters and Translators $ 52,330 Braille Transcriber/Tactile Graphics Specialist
Occupation: Interpreters and Translators National Median Salary: $ 52,330 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Braille Transcriber/Tactile Graphics Specialist
Music Directors and Composers $ 52,250 Artistic Director
Occupation: Music Directors and Composers National Median Salary: $ 52,250 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artistic Director
Carpenters $ 49,520 Model Set Artist
Occupation: Carpenters National Median Salary: $ 49,520 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Model Set Artist
Desktop Publishers $ 47,560 Graphic Artist; Production Artist
Occupation: Desktop Publishers National Median Salary: $ 47,560 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Graphic Artist; Production Artist
Surveying and Mapping Technicians $ 46,200 Technical Illustrations Map Inker
Occupation: Surveying and Mapping Technicians National Median Salary: $ 46,200 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Technical Illustrations Map Inker
Choreographers $ 43,680 Artist; Artistic Director
Occupation: Choreographers National Median Salary: $ 43,680 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Artistic Director
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers $ 41,900 Artist
Occupation: Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers National Median Salary: $ 41,900 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist
Prepress Technicians and Workers $ 41,410 Cold Type Artist; Graphic Artist; Lithographic Artist; Paste Up Artist; Paste-Up Artist; Paste-Up Artist Apprentice; Process Artist
Occupation: Prepress Technicians and Workers National Median Salary: $ 41,410 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Cold Type Artist; Graphic Artist; Lithographic Artist; Paste Up Artist; Paste-Up Artist; Paste-Up Artist Apprentice; Process Artist
Photographers $ 41,280 Owner/Portrait Artist
Occupation: Photographers National Median Salary: $ 41,280 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Owner/Portrait Artist
Self-Enrichment Teachers $ 39,960 Artist; Teaching Artist
Occupation: Self-Enrichment Teachers National Median Salary: $ 39,960 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Teaching Artist
Printing Press Operators $ 37,880 Ben-Day Artist
Occupation: Printing Press Operators National Median Salary: $ 37,880 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Ben-Day Artist
Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys $ 36,770 Radio Artist
Occupation: Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys National Median Salary: $ 36,770 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Radio Artist
Skincare Specialists $ 36,510 Esthetician, Makeup Artist; Esthetician, Permanent Makeup Artist; Make-Up Artist
Occupation: Skincare Specialists National Median Salary: $ 36,510 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Esthetician, Makeup Artist; Esthetician, Permanent Makeup Artist; Make-Up Artist
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic $ 35,440 Handmade Tile Artist
Occupation: Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic National Median Salary: $ 35,440 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Handmade Tile Artist
Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers $ 35,440 Artist; Glass Artist
Occupation: Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers National Median Salary: $ 35,440 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Glass Artist
Potters, Manufacturing $ 35,440 Artist; Ceramic Artist; Ceramics Artist; Clay Artist
Occupation: Potters, Manufacturing National Median Salary: $ 35,440 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Ceramic Artist; Ceramics Artist; Clay Artist
Craft Artists $ 35,180 Artist; Ceramic Artist; Ceramics Artist; Decorative Arts Production Artist; Fiber Artist; Fine Craft Artist; Furniture Artist; Glass Artist; Jewelry Artist; Kinetic Sculpture Artist; Metal Arts Production Artist; Mobile Artist; Resident Artist; Studio Artist; Studio Craft Artist
Occupation: Craft Artists National Median Salary: $ 35,180 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Ceramic Artist; Ceramics Artist; Decorative Arts Production Artist; Fiber Artist; Fine Craft Artist; Furniture Artist; Glass Artist; Jewelry Artist; Kinetic Sculpture Artist; Metal Arts Production Artist; Mobile Artist; Resident Artist; Studio Artist; Studio Craft Artist
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers $ 34,780 Artist; Mannequin Coloring Artist; Pastry Artist; Sign Artist; Sketch Artist
Occupation: Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers National Median Salary: $ 34,780 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Mannequin Coloring Artist; Pastry Artist; Sign Artist; Sketch Artist
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators $ 34,720 Air Brush Artist; Airbrush Artist
Occupation: Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators National Median Salary: $ 34,720 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Air Brush Artist; Airbrush Artist
Cooks, Private Household $ 32,630 Culinary Artist
Occupation: Cooks, Private Household National Median Salary: $ 32,630 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Culinary Artist
Barbers $ 32,470 Tonsorial Artist
Occupation: Barbers National Median Salary: $ 32,470 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Tonsorial Artist
Models $ 31,910 Undraped Artist Model
Occupation: Models National Median Salary: $ 31,910 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Undraped Artist Model
Etchers and Engravers $ 31,790 Monument Artist; Wood Block Artist
Occupation: Etchers and Engravers National Median Salary: $ 31,790 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Monument Artist; Wood Block Artist
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers $ 30,810 Display Artist
Occupation: Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers National Median Salary: $ 30,810 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Display Artist
Floral Designers $ 29,140 Floral Artist
Occupation: Floral Designers National Median Salary: $ 29,140 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Floral Artist
Cooks, Restaurant $ 28,800 Sandwich Artist
Occupation: Cooks, Restaurant National Median Salary: $ 28,800 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Sandwich Artist
Manicurists and Pedicurists $ 27,870 Nail Artist
Occupation: Manicurists and Pedicurists National Median Salary: $ 27,870 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Nail Artist
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists $ 27,380 Funeral Home Makeup Artist; Wedding Makeup Artist
Occupation: Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists National Median Salary: $ 27,380 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Funeral Home Makeup Artist; Wedding Makeup Artist
Cooks, Short Order $ 26,570 Sandwich Artist
Occupation: Cooks, Short Order National Median Salary: $ 26,570 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Sandwich Artist
Food Preparation Workers $ 26,070 Sandwich Artist
Occupation: Food Preparation Workers National Median Salary: $ 26,070 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Sandwich Artist
Fast Food and Counter Workers $ 23,860 Sandwich Artist
Occupation: Fast Food and Counter Workers National Median Salary: $ 23,860 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Sandwich Artist
Actors $ Artistic Director; Voice-Over Artist
Occupation: Actors National Median Salary: $ Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artistic Director; Voice-Over Artist
Dancers $ Ballet Company Artistic Director; Ballet Performance Artist; Dance Artist; Hip Hop Artist; Performing Artist
Occupation: Dancers National Median Salary: $ Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Ballet Company Artistic Director; Ballet Performance Artist; Dance Artist; Hip Hop Artist; Performing Artist
Musicians and Singers $ Artist; Music Artist; Rap Artist; Recording Artist; Vocal Artist
Occupation: Musicians and Singers National Median Salary: $ Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Music Artist; Rap Artist; Recording Artist; Vocal Artist

61 Graphic Design and Illustration careers are listed (sorted by Education/Preparation Requirements - descending) to provide career ladders. Graphic Design and Illustration-related jobs specific to each career are also provided.

Education/Preparation Categories:
5 = Usually requires graduate school (e.g., Master's degree, Ph.D., M.D., or J.D.)
4 = Usually requires a four-year Bachelor's degree
3 = Usually requires vocational training, related on-the-job experience, or Associate's degree
2 = Usually requires a high school diploma
1 = May require a high school diploma or GED certificate
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Occupations Education/Preparation Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary 5 Artist
Occupation: Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary Education/Preparation: 5 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 5 Makeup Artistry Instructor
Occupation: Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary Education/Preparation: 5 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Makeup Artistry Instructor
Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists 5 User Interface Designer
Occupation: Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists Education/Preparation: 5 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: User Interface Designer
Set and Exhibit Designers 5 Artist
Occupation: Set and Exhibit Designers Education/Preparation: 5 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 4 Artist Agent; Artist Manager; Artist Representative
Occupation: Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist Agent; Artist Manager; Artist Representative
Art Directors 4 Artistic Director; Graphic Artist; Senior Graphic Designer
Occupation: Art Directors Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artistic Director; Graphic Artist; Senior Graphic Designer
Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys 4 Radio Artist
Occupation: Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Radio Artist
Choreographers 4 Artist; Artistic Director
Occupation: Choreographers Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Artistic Director
Commercial and Industrial Designers 4 Stained Glass Artist; User Experience Designer
Occupation: Commercial and Industrial Designers Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Stained Glass Artist; User Experience Designer
Film and Video Editors 4 Graphic Artist; Motion Graphics Editor; Multimedia Artist
Occupation: Film and Video Editors Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Graphic Artist; Motion Graphics Editor; Multimedia Artist
Graphic Designers 4 Artist; Catalogue Illustrator; Commercial Artist; Concept Artist; Digital Artist; Graphic Artist; Layout Artist; Macintosh Artist (Mac Artist); Production Artist; User Interface Designer
Occupation: Graphic Designers Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Catalogue Illustrator; Commercial Artist; Concept Artist; Digital Artist; Graphic Artist; Layout Artist; Macintosh Artist (Mac Artist); Production Artist; User Interface Designer
Interpreters and Translators 4 Braille Transcriber/Tactile Graphics Specialist
Occupation: Interpreters and Translators Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Braille Transcriber/Tactile Graphics Specialist
Music Directors and Composers 4 Artistic Director
Occupation: Music Directors and Composers Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artistic Director
Producers and Directors 4 Artistic Director
Occupation: Producers and Directors Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artistic Director
Sales Managers 4 Artist Relationship Manager
Occupation: Sales Managers Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist Relationship Manager
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 4 Artists Materials Sales Representative
Occupation: Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artists Materials Sales Representative
Software Developers 4 User Interface Designer
Occupation: Software Developers Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: User Interface Designer
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers 4 User Experience Designer (UX Designer); User Interface Designer
Occupation: Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: User Experience Designer (UX Designer); User Interface Designer
Special Effects Artists and Animators 4 3D Artist (Three-Dimensional Artist); Animation Artist; Anime Artist; Artist; Cartoon Artist; Computer Artist; Computer Graphic Artist; Computer Graphic Designer; Computer Graphics Illustrator; Concept Artist; Digital Artist; FX Artist (Effects Artist); Game Artist; Graphic Artist; Motion Graphics Artist; Multimedia Artist; Special Effects Artist; Storyboard Artist; Texture Artist; Visual Effects Artist (FX Artist); Web Graphic Designer
Occupation: Special Effects Artists and Animators Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: 3D Artist (Three-Dimensional Artist); Animation Artist; Anime Artist; Artist; Cartoon Artist; Computer Artist; Computer Graphic Artist; Computer Graphic Designer; Computer Graphics Illustrator; Concept Artist; Digital Artist; FX Artist (Effects Artist); Game Artist; Graphic Artist; Motion Graphics Artist; Multimedia Artist; Special Effects Artist; Storyboard Artist; Texture Artist; Visual Effects Artist (FX Artist); Web Graphic Designer
Talent Directors 4 Artist Manager; Artistic Administrator; Artistic Associate; Artistic Director; Artistic Planning Manager; Artistic Planning Vice President (Artistic Planning VP)
Occupation: Talent Directors Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist Manager; Artistic Administrator; Artistic Associate; Artistic Director; Artistic Planning Manager; Artistic Planning Vice President (Artistic Planning VP)
Video Game Designers 4 Environment Artist; Senior Game Designer/Senior Environmental Artist
Occupation: Video Game Designers Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Environment Artist; Senior Game Designer/Senior Environmental Artist
Web and Digital Interface Designers 4 Computer Graphic Artist; Computer Graphic Designer; User Experience Designer (UX Designer); User Interface Designer (UI Designer)
Occupation: Web and Digital Interface Designers Education/Preparation: 4 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Computer Graphic Artist; Computer Graphic Designer; User Experience Designer (UX Designer); User Interface Designer (UI Designer)
Barbers 3 Tonsorial Artist
Occupation: Barbers Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Tonsorial Artist
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary 3 Special Makeup Effects Artist Instructor (Special Makeup Fx Artist Instructor)
Occupation: Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Special Makeup Effects Artist Instructor (Special Makeup Fx Artist Instructor)
Chefs and Head Cooks 3 Culinary Artist; Pastry Artist
Occupation: Chefs and Head Cooks Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Culinary Artist; Pastry Artist
Cooks, Private Household 3 Culinary Artist
Occupation: Cooks, Private Household Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Culinary Artist
Craft Artists 3 Artist; Ceramic Artist; Ceramics Artist; Decorative Arts Production Artist; Fiber Artist; Fine Craft Artist; Furniture Artist; Glass Artist; Jewelry Artist; Kinetic Sculpture Artist; Metal Arts Production Artist; Mobile Artist; Resident Artist; Studio Artist; Studio Craft Artist
Occupation: Craft Artists Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Ceramic Artist; Ceramics Artist; Decorative Arts Production Artist; Fiber Artist; Fine Craft Artist; Furniture Artist; Glass Artist; Jewelry Artist; Kinetic Sculpture Artist; Metal Arts Production Artist; Mobile Artist; Resident Artist; Studio Artist; Studio Craft Artist
Dancers 3 Ballet Company Artistic Director; Ballet Performance Artist; Dance Artist; Hip Hop Artist; Performing Artist
Occupation: Dancers Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Ballet Company Artistic Director; Ballet Performance Artist; Dance Artist; Hip Hop Artist; Performing Artist
Desktop Publishers 3 Graphic Artist; Production Artist
Occupation: Desktop Publishers Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Graphic Artist; Production Artist
Fashion Designers 3 Fashion Illustrator
Occupation: Fashion Designers Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Fashion Illustrator
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 3 3D Artist (Three Dimensional Artist); 3D Artist (Three-Dimensional Artist); Artist; Automotive Artist; Balloon Artist; Beaded Jewelry Artist; Book Illustrator; Caricature Artist; Cartoon Artist; Clay Artist; Color Artist; Comic Artist; Comic Book Artist; Comic Illustrator; Commercial Artist; Commercial Illustrator; Concept Artist; Contemporary Glass Artist; Courtroom Sketch Artist; Craft Artist; Exhibit Artist; Fashion Artist; Fashion Illustrator; Fiber Artist; Fine Artist; Forensic Artist; Free Lance Artist; Fresco Artist; Glass Artist; Graphic Artist; Histological Illustrator; Kiln Formed Glass Artist; Landscape Artist; Manga Artist; Medical Artist; Medical Illustrator; Multimedia Artist; Multimedia Illustrator; Mural Artist; News Graphic Artist; Newspaper Illustrator; Pattern Illustrator; Plasma Graphic Artist; Police Artist; Police Sketch Artist; Portrait Artist; Production Illustrator; Quick Sketch Artist; Reproduction Artist; Restoration Artist; Sacred Art Artist; Scenic Artist; Scientific Artist; Scientific Illustrator; Set Illustrator; Silhouette Artist; Sketch Artist; Stained Glass Artist; Suspect Artist; Technical Artist; Technical Illustrator; Texture Artist; Visual Artist; Watercolor Artist; Wildlife Artist
Occupation: Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: 3D Artist (Three Dimensional Artist); 3D Artist (Three-Dimensional Artist); Artist; Automotive Artist; Balloon Artist; Beaded Jewelry Artist; Book Illustrator; Caricature Artist; Cartoon Artist; Clay Artist; Color Artist; Comic Artist; Comic Book Artist; Comic Illustrator; Commercial Artist; Commercial Illustrator; Concept Artist; Contemporary Glass Artist; Courtroom Sketch Artist; Craft Artist; Exhibit Artist; Fashion Artist; Fashion Illustrator; Fiber Artist; Fine Artist; Forensic Artist; Free Lance Artist; Fresco Artist; Glass Artist; Graphic Artist; Histological Illustrator; Kiln Formed Glass Artist; Landscape Artist; Manga Artist; Medical Artist; Medical Illustrator; Multimedia Artist; Multimedia Illustrator; Mural Artist; News Graphic Artist; Newspaper Illustrator; Pattern Illustrator; Plasma Graphic Artist; Police Artist; Police Sketch Artist; Portrait Artist; Production Illustrator; Quick Sketch Artist; Reproduction Artist; Restoration Artist; Sacred Art Artist; Scenic Artist; Scientific Artist; Scientific Illustrator; Set Illustrator; Silhouette Artist; Sketch Artist; Stained Glass Artist; Suspect Artist; Technical Artist; Technical Illustrator; Texture Artist; Visual Artist; Watercolor Artist; Wildlife Artist
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 3 Suspect Artist Supervisor
Occupation: First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Suspect Artist Supervisor
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 3 Funeral Home Makeup Artist; Wedding Makeup Artist
Occupation: Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Funeral Home Makeup Artist; Wedding Makeup Artist
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 3 Artist
Occupation: Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance 3 Body Make-Up Artist; Commercial Makeup Artist; Makeup Artist; Special Effects Makeup Artist; Special Makeup Effects Artist
Occupation: Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Body Make-Up Artist; Commercial Makeup Artist; Makeup Artist; Special Effects Makeup Artist; Special Makeup Effects Artist
Mechanical Drafters 3 Technical Illustrator
Occupation: Mechanical Drafters Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Technical Illustrator
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 3 Display Artist
Occupation: Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Display Artist
Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 3 Dimensional Artist
Occupation: Model Makers, Metal and Plastic Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Dimensional Artist
Musicians and Singers 3 Artist; Music Artist; Rap Artist; Recording Artist; Vocal Artist
Occupation: Musicians and Singers Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Music Artist; Rap Artist; Recording Artist; Vocal Artist
Photographers 3 Owner/Portrait Artist
Occupation: Photographers Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Owner/Portrait Artist
Potters, Manufacturing 3 Artist; Ceramic Artist; Ceramics Artist; Clay Artist
Occupation: Potters, Manufacturing Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Ceramic Artist; Ceramics Artist; Clay Artist
Prepress Technicians and Workers 3 Cold Type Artist; Graphic Artist; Lithographic Artist; Paste Up Artist; Paste-Up Artist; Paste-Up Artist Apprentice; Process Artist
Occupation: Prepress Technicians and Workers Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Cold Type Artist; Graphic Artist; Lithographic Artist; Paste Up Artist; Paste-Up Artist; Paste-Up Artist Apprentice; Process Artist
Self-Enrichment Teachers 3 Artist; Teaching Artist
Occupation: Self-Enrichment Teachers Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Teaching Artist
Skincare Specialists 3 Esthetician, Makeup Artist; Esthetician, Permanent Makeup Artist; Make-Up Artist
Occupation: Skincare Specialists Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Esthetician, Makeup Artist; Esthetician, Permanent Makeup Artist; Make-Up Artist
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 3 Technical Illustrations Map Inker
Occupation: Surveying and Mapping Technicians Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Technical Illustrations Map Inker
Web Developers 3 Computer Graphic Artist; Computer Graphic Designer
Occupation: Web Developers Education/Preparation: 3 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Computer Graphic Artist; Computer Graphic Designer
Actors 2 Artistic Director; Voice-Over Artist
Occupation: Actors Education/Preparation: 2 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artistic Director; Voice-Over Artist
Carpenters 2 Model Set Artist
Occupation: Carpenters Education/Preparation: 2 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Model Set Artist
Cooks, Restaurant 2 Sandwich Artist
Occupation: Cooks, Restaurant Education/Preparation: 2 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Sandwich Artist
Cooks, Short Order 2 Sandwich Artist
Occupation: Cooks, Short Order Education/Preparation: 2 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Sandwich Artist
Etchers and Engravers 2 Monument Artist; Wood Block Artist
Occupation: Etchers and Engravers Education/Preparation: 2 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Monument Artist; Wood Block Artist
Floral Designers 2 Floral Artist
Occupation: Floral Designers Education/Preparation: 2 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Floral Artist
Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers 2 Artist; Glass Artist
Occupation: Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers Education/Preparation: 2 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Glass Artist
Manicurists and Pedicurists 2 Nail Artist
Occupation: Manicurists and Pedicurists Education/Preparation: 2 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Nail Artist
Models 2 Undraped Artist Model
Occupation: Models Education/Preparation: 2 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Undraped Artist Model
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 2 Handmade Tile Artist
Occupation: Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic Education/Preparation: 2 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Handmade Tile Artist
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators 2 Air Brush Artist; Airbrush Artist
Occupation: Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators Education/Preparation: 2 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Air Brush Artist; Airbrush Artist
Printing Press Operators 2 Ben-Day Artist
Occupation: Printing Press Operators Education/Preparation: 2 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Ben-Day Artist
Fast Food and Counter Workers 1 Sandwich Artist
Occupation: Fast Food and Counter Workers Education/Preparation: 1 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Sandwich Artist
Food Preparation Workers 1 Sandwich Artist
Occupation: Food Preparation Workers Education/Preparation: 1 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Sandwich Artist
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 1 Artist; Mannequin Coloring Artist; Pastry Artist; Sign Artist; Sketch Artist
Occupation: Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers Education/Preparation: 1 Graphic Design and Illustration-Related Jobs: Artist; Mannequin Coloring Artist; Pastry Artist; Sign Artist; Sketch Artist

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3D Artist (Three Dimensional Artist)
3D Artist (Three-Dimensional Artist)
Air Brush Artist
Airbrush Artist
Animation Artist
Anime Artist
Artist
Artist Agent
Artist Manager
Artist Relationship Manager
Artist Representative
Artistic Administrator
Artistic Associate
Artistic Director
Artistic Planning Manager
Artistic Planning Vice President (Artistic Planning VP)
Artists Materials Sales Representative
Automotive Artist
Ballet Company Artistic Director
Ballet Performance Artist
Balloon Artist
Beaded Jewelry Artist
Ben-Day Artist
Body Make-Up Artist
Book Illustrator
Braille Transcriber/Tactile Graphics Specialist
Caricature Artist
Cartoon Artist
Catalogue Illustrator
Ceramic Artist
Ceramics Artist
Clay Artist
Cold Type Artist
Color Artist
Comic Artist
Comic Book Artist
Comic Illustrator
Commercial Artist
Commercial Illustrator
Commercial Makeup Artist
Computer Artist
Computer Graphic Artist
Computer Graphic Designer
Computer Graphics Illustrator
Concept Artist
Contemporary Glass Artist
Courtroom Sketch Artist
Craft Artist
Culinary Artist
Dance Artist
Decorative Arts Production Artist
Digital Artist
Dimensional Artist
Display Artist
Environment Artist
Esthetician, Makeup Artist
Esthetician, Permanent Makeup Artist
Exhibit Artist
Fashion Artist
Fashion Illustrator
Fiber Artist
Fine Artist
Fine Craft Artist
Floral Artist
Forensic Artist
Free Lance Artist
Fresco Artist
Funeral Home Makeup Artist
Furniture Artist
FX Artist (Effects Artist)
Game Artist
Glass Artist
Graphic Artist
Handmade Tile Artist
Hip Hop Artist
Histological Illustrator
Jewelry Artist
Kiln Formed Glass Artist
Kinetic Sculpture Artist
Landscape Artist
Layout Artist
Lithographic Artist
Macintosh Artist (Mac Artist)
Make-Up Artist
Makeup Artist
Makeup Artistry Instructor
Manga Artist
Mannequin Coloring Artist
Medical Artist
Medical Illustrator
Metal Arts Production Artist
Mobile Artist
Model Set Artist
Monument Artist
Motion Graphics Artist
Motion Graphics Editor
Multimedia Artist
Multimedia Illustrator
Mural Artist
Music Artist
Nail Artist
News Graphic Artist
Newspaper Illustrator
Owner/Portrait Artist
Paste Up Artist
Paste-Up Artist
Paste-Up Artist Apprentice
Pastry Artist
Pattern Illustrator
Performing Artist
Piercing Artist
Plasma Graphic Artist
Police Artist
Police Sketch Artist
Portrait Artist
Process Artist
Production Artist
Production Illustrator
Quick Sketch Artist
Radio Artist
Rap Artist
Recording Artist
Reproduction Artist
Resident Artist
Restoration Artist
Sacred Art Artist
Sandwich Artist
Scenic Artist
Scientific Artist
Scientific Illustrator
Senior Game Designer/Senior Environmental Artist
Senior Graphic Designer
Set Illustrator
Sign Artist
Silhouette Artist
Sketch Artist
Special Effects Artist
Special Effects Makeup Artist
Special Makeup Effects Artist
Special Makeup Effects Artist Instructor (Special Makeup Fx Artist Instructor)
Stained Glass Artist
Storyboard Artist
Studio Artist
Studio Craft Artist
Suspect Artist
Suspect Artist Supervisor
Tattoo and Body Artist
Tattoo Artist
Teaching Artist
Technical Artist
Technical Illustrations Map Inker
Technical Illustrator
Texture Artist
Tonsorial Artist
Undraped Artist Model
User Experience Designer
User Experience Designer (UX Designer)
User Interface Designer
User Interface Designer (UI Designer)
Visual Artist
Visual Effects Artist (FX Artist)
Vocal Artist
Voice-Over Artist
Watercolor Artist
Web Graphic Designer
Wedding Makeup Artist
Wildlife Artist
Wood Block Artist


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