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Associate in Arts

Speech & Theater - Job Outlook

Job Outlook

Locations: MCC-Blue River, MCC-Longview, MCC-Maple Woods, MCC-Penn Valley
Locations: BR-Richard Higgason, 604.6530
LV-Cathy Hardy-Parcell, 604.2321
MW-Michelle Potts, 604.3335
PV-Vicki Raine, 604.4273

Actors play parts in stage, television, radio, video, or motion picture productions for entertainment, information, or instruction. Interpret serious or comic role by speech, gesture, and body movement to entertain or inform audience. May dance and sing.

Possible job titles

  • Actor
  • Actress
  • Comedian
  • Comic
  • Community Theater Actor
  • Narrator
  • Voice-Over Artist
  • Stand Up Comedian
  • Theatre Ensemble Member
  • Understudy

Base salary and job outlook

  • Employment (2006): 70,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2008): Average (7% to 13%)
  • Projected need (2006-2016): 23,000 additional employees

Additional career information


Last Modified: 10/26/15