There are currently an estimated 6,600 costume attendants in the United States. The costume attendant job market is expected to grow by 10.6% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are costume attendants?

CareerExplorer rates costume attendants with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 12,600 costume attendants. That number is based on 700 additional costume attendants, and the retirement of 11,900 existing costume attendants.

What’s the supply of costume attendants?

The costume attendant industry is concentrated in California, New York, New Jersey

Costume Attendant job market by state

State Name Employed Costume Attendants
California 1,680
New York 1,120
New Jersey 390
Florida 370
Nevada 280
Pennsylvania 240
Texas 160
Louisiana 150
Illinois 140
Ohio 140
Minnesota 140
Michigan 110
Washington 100
Missouri 100
Utah 80
Arizona 70
Connecticut 70
Virginia 70
North Carolina 60
Massachusetts 60
District of Columbia 60
Tennessee 60
Indiana 50
New Mexico 50
Hawaii 50
Wisconsin 30
Oregon 30