We surveyed 236 circus performers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical circus performer. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a circus performer?



Working as a circus performer typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a circus performer?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a circus performer typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a circus performer?



It’s typically quite difficult to find a job as a circus performer. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for circus performers.