Your degree does not strictly determine your career, but it does point you in certain directions.

What job can you get with an acting degree?

Most acting graduates go on to become actors. . Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in an acting degree will be useful:

What is the job market for acting degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for acting graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Here’s a breakdown of acting graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 82% more than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of Acting Grads
Employed60.8%
Unemployed1.4%
Underpaid37.8%
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