January 2013

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Media and Information

Chart Data

Occupational Employment Growth and Decline, 2010–2020

 

Numeric and percent change in projected employment for selected media-related occupations, 2010–2020
Occupation Projected
employment in 2020
Change, 2010-2020
Percent change Numeric change

Photographers

156,900 12.5 17,500

Writers and authors

155,400 6.5 9,500

Producers and directors

136,000 11.0 13,500

Editors

128,000 0.6 800

Multimedia artists and animators

72,000 8.3 5,500

Audio and video equipment technicians

69,400 13.4 8,200

Technical writers

58,000 17.2 8,500

Radio and television announcers

53,600 6.9 3,500

Reporters and correspondents

48,000 -7.5 -3,900

Broadcast technicians

40,000 9.0 3,300

Film and video editors

33,200 5.2 1,600

Camera operators, television, video, and motion picture

27,300 2.1 600

Source: Employment Projections | Chart

 

 

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