TENNESSEE OCCUPATIONAL WAGES
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Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage 25th pct Median wage 75th pct
ARTS, DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, AND MEDIA OCCUPATIONS 27-0000 27,030 47,630 21,740 60,580 25,570 37,270 54,840
    22.90 10.45 29.15 12.30 17.90 26.35
Art Directors 27-1011 300 96,770 48,430 120,930 54,760 70,790 101,900
    46.50 23.30 58.15 26.35 34.05 49.00
Craft Artists 27-1012 N/A 41,100 19,280 52,010 21,460 27,710 57,430
    19.75 9.25 25.00 10.30 13.30 27.60
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 27-1013 90 45,360 25,910 55,090 31,340 45,320 59,560
    21.80 12.45 26.50 15.05 21.80 28.65
Multi-Media Artists and Animators 27-1014 160 58,060 36,740 68,720 39,310 46,540 69,310
    27.90 17.65 33.05 18.90 22.35 33.30
Commercial and Industrial Designers 27-1021 400 59,650 36,040 71,450 41,050 54,480 74,610
    28.70 17.35 34.35 19.75 26.20 35.85
Floral Designers 27-1023 930 24,460 17,390 27,990 19,050 23,210 28,930
    11.75 8.35 13.45 9.15 11.15 13.90
Graphic Designers 27-1024 2,820 40,520 25,830 47,870 29,230 37,300 48,600
    19.50 12.40 23.00 14.05 17.95 23.35
Interior Designers 27-1025 670 51,440 28,360 62,980 32,640 40,230 55,060
    24.75 13.65 30.30 15.70 19.35 26.45
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 27-1026 1,050 26,570 20,230 29,740 21,320 24,550 29,930
    12.80 9.75 14.30 10.25 11.80 14.40
Set and Exhibit Designers 27-1027 N/A 54,310 41,140 60,900 48,740 53,480 58,240
    26.10 19.80 29.30 23.45 25.70 28.00
Designers, All Other 27-1029 70 42,910 24,430 52,150 27,090 34,030 43,150
    20.65 11.75 25.05 13.00 16.35 20.75
Actors 27-2011 390 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    18.55 8.00 23.85 8.65 12.80 17.65
Producers and Directors 27-2012 1,270 86,480 33,840 112,800 41,730 71,840 93,340
    41.60 16.25 54.25 20.05 34.55 44.90
Athletes and Sports Competitors 27-2021 260 55,510 21,910 72,300 26,540 41,120 55,820
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Coaches and Scouts 27-2022 2,610 45,420 17,670 59,300 19,230 31,070 46,880
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 27-2023 230 29,340 16,800 35,610 17,460 20,020 42,630
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Music Directors and Composers 27-2041 330 47,830 34,620 54,430 38,780 44,710 52,610
    23.00 16.65 26.15 18.65 21.50 25.30
Musicians and Singers 27-2042 2,830 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    34.00 13.05 44.50 16.70 23.90 33.50
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 27-2099 150 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    20.35 11.80 24.60 12.70 15.85 23.35
Radio and Television Announcers 27-3011 1,050 31,590 16,960 38,910 18,450 22,290 33,270
    15.20 8.15 18.70 8.85 10.70 16.00
Public Address System and Other Announcers 27-3012 90 21,770 16,770 24,270 16,990 18,620 24,590
    10.45 8.05 11.65 8.15 8.95 11.80
Broadcast News Analysts 27-3021 80 68,350 30,400 87,320 33,960 44,600 82,430
    32.85 14.60 42.00 16.35 21.45 39.65
Reporters and Correspondents 27-3022 N/A 32,440 21,060 38,140 23,140 29,170 36,280
    15.60 10.15 18.35 11.10 14.05 17.45
Public Relations Specialists 27-3031 2,580 49,580 25,690 61,520 31,170 44,480 61,220
    23.85 12.35 29.60 15.00 21.40 29.45
Editors 27-3041 1,160 54,350 30,790 66,140 34,680 44,430 63,870
    26.15 14.80 31.80 16.65 21.35 30.70
Technical Writers 27-3042 420 57,550 36,860 67,890 43,780 55,970 70,220
    27.65 17.70 32.65 21.05 26.90 33.75
Writers and Authors 27-3043 540 43,320 20,110 54,930 23,410 35,400 54,210
    20.85 9.65 26.40 11.25 17.00 26.05
Interpreters and Translators 27-3091 560 35,350 24,120 40,960 27,520 35,140 42,640
    17.00 11.60 19.70 13.25 16.90 20.50
Media and Communication Workers, All Other 27-3099 160 37,830 24,130 44,690 26,140 32,590 45,840
    18.20 11.60 21.50 12.55 15.65 22.05
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Entry and Experienced wages represent the mean of the lower third and the mean of the upper two-thirds of the wage distribution respectively. The OES survey does not collect information for entry or experienced workers. Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Employment Security Division, Labor Market Information. Publish date June 2013.