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Occupation #1

Fine Artists

2012 Median Pay

44,380

Entry-Level Education

High school diploma or equivalent

On-the-Job Training

Long-Term on-the-job training

Number of Jobs, 2012

51,400

Job Outlook, 2012-22


Employment Change,
2012 - 2020

3% (slower than average)

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Craft and fine artist use a variety of materials and
techniques to create art for sale and exhibition. Craft artist
create handmade objects, such as pottery, glassware,
textiles or other objects that are designed to be functional.
Fine artist, including painters, sculptors, can illustrators,
create original works of art for their aesthetic value,
rather than for a functional one.
Most craft and fine artist have at least a high
school diploma. High school classes like art, shop,
and home economics can teach prospective artists
some of the basic skills they will need, such as
drawing, woodworking, or sewing

You need at least a high school diploma to be a


artist and need some postsecondary training,
which can lead to a certificate in an art-related
specialty or to an associates, bachelors or
masters degree in fine arts.

Craft and fine artist must promote themselves and


their art to build a reputation and to sell their art.
Artist must have imaginations to develop new and
original ideas for their work.

$44,380

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Occupation #2

Landscape Architects

2012 Median Pay

64,180

Entry-Level Education

Bachelors degree

On-the-Job Training

Internship/residency

Number of Jobs, 2012

20,100

Job Outlook, 2012-22

14% (As fast as average)

Employment Change,
2012 - 2020
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2,900

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Projected Employment, 2022: sower than average
Change in Percent: 3%
Change in Numbers (Numeric): 11%

Landscape architects plan and design land areas for parks,


recreational facilities, private homes, campuses, and other
open spaces.
You need a bachelors or masters degree in
landscape Architecture usually is necessary for
entry into the profession. There are two
undergraduate Landscape architecture (BSLA).
These programs usually require 4 years of study.

In order to become licensed, candidates must


meet experience requirements determined by each
state. A list of training requirements can be found
at the Council of Landscape Architectural
Registration Boards

Landscape architects share their ideas, both orally


and in writing, with clients, other architects, and
workers who help prepare drawings. Landscape
Architects create the overall look of gardens,
parks, and other outdoor areas. Designers should

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be both pleasing to the eye and functional.

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Occupation #3

Astronomers

2012 Median Pay

$106,360

Entry-Level Education

Doctoral or professional degree

On-the-Job Training

None

Number of Jobs, 2012

23,300

Job Outlook, 2012-22

10% (as fast as average)

Employment Change,
2012 - 2020
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2,400

Employment, 2012: 11%


Projected Employment, 2022: 14 %
Change in Percent: 15%
Change in Numbers (Numeric): 14%

Develop scientific theories and models that attempt to


explain the properties of the natural world, such as atom

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formation or the force of gravity.


Do complex mathematical calculations to analyze physical
and astronomical data, such as data that may indicate the
existence of planets in distant solar systems
Need a Ph.D. for most jobs

Some positions with the federal government, such


as those involving nuclear energy and other
sensitive research areas, may require applications
to be U.S. citizens and hold a security clearance.

Physicists and astronomers need to be able to


think logically to carry out scientific experiments
and studies. They must be precise and accurate in
their analysis because errors could invalidate their
research. Physicists and astronomers work in
fields that are always on the cutting edge of
technology. They must be very keen to learn
continuously for their career.

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$106,840

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Employment, 2012: 10%


Projected Employment, 2022: 10%
Change in Percent: 10%
Change in Numbers (Numeric): 11%

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