Graduate Salary
2-4 years
Avg Length

Visual And Performing Arts Requirements

Visual and performing arts are part of the liberal arts, including areas like theatre, music, studio art and graphic design.

Those wishing to pursue a general degree in the visual and the performing arts are usually trained for a career in a specific art form, be it theatre, studio art, dance or music. Within that discipline, however, they may require training in a range of skills. Programs focus on both the history and theory of the discipline in addition to the actual practice of the profession.

Visual And Performing Arts Careers

The career trajectory of people with a Visual And Performing Arts degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Visual And Performing Arts degrees have experience in is Curator, followed by Graphic Designer, Dancer, Street Vendor, Film and Video Editor, Actor, Performer, Industrial Ecologist, Illustrator, and Fashion Designer.

Career % of graduates % of population Multiple
Curator 1.4% 0.1% 22.6×
Graphic Designer 5.8% 1.4% 4.1×
Dancer 2.4% 0.3% 7.9×
Street Vendor 0.4% 0.0% 16.3×
Film and Video Editor 1.5% 0.3% 5.6×
Actor 8.9% 0.5% 18.3×
Performer 1.7% 0.1% 30.3×
Industrial Ecologist 1.0% 0.0% 193.9×
Illustrator 1.1% 0.2% 7.1×
Fashion Designer 0.6% 0.3% 2.2×

Visual And Performing Arts Salary

Visual And Performing Arts graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.

Percentile Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)
25th (bottom earners) -
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Visual And Performing Arts Underemployment

Visual And Performing Arts graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.

Employment Type Proportion of graduates
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