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Industry Trends

Industry Trends (United States):
71151 Independent artists, writers, and performers (all ownership categories *)
Category20142015201620172018Chg 2014-18
No. of Establishments23,81524,47424,80125,36627,77616.6%    
Total Employment52,22152,11451,06450,26151,432-1.5%    
Total Annual Wages$6,712,079,600$6,952,614,715$7,045,491,724$7,555,314,886$7,800,977,54116.2%    
Average Annual Wage$128,532$133,412$137,974$150,322$151,67618.0%    
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Industry Trends (Alabama):
71151 Independent artists, writers, and performers (all ownership categories *)
Category20142015201620172018Chg 2014-18
No. of Establishments546067697233.3%    
Total Employment106123188224252137.7%    
Total Annual Wages$4,482,385$4,620,580$5,559,411$6,234,782$6,664,13448.7%    
Average Annual Wage$42,287$37,566$29,571$27,834$26,445-37.5%    
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

* Includes all ownership categories not subject to BLS disclosure restrictions, which may differ by geographic area. For industry trends data by ownership categories, see the BLS/QCEW website, multi-screen data search.