Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators:

Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.

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Indiana Average Salary $35,240.00
Average Time to Fill 37 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 384
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Creativity
Critical Thinking
Organization
Work Ethic
Adaptability
Information Gathering
Professionalism
Oral Communication
Technology and Tool Usage
Decision-making

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Carve objects from steel, precious metal, or other related materials
Carve objects from stone or other related materials
Cut masonry material such as stone, tile, or brick
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Braze metal parts or components
Spot/tack weld materials
Weld metal parts and components
Shape clay for art or demonstration
Shape construction materials such as wood
Shape stone, tile, brick, or related masonry products
Engrave designs, text, or other markings onto materials, workpieces, or products
Cut construction material
Paint vehicles, structures and objects using spraying equipment
Mix paint or other finishes according to instructions
Fabricate craft or art objects
Package goods for shipment or storage

Thinking Creatively

Etch designs in glass, metal, or plastic
Cut designs in glass, metal, or plastic
Create decorative effects using hand or power tools
Tell stories through musical, visual, or dramatic arts
Create artistic objects, materials, or renderings
Draw subject or item sketches
Prepare artwork for camera or press
Apply finishes to artwork, crafts, or displays
Design molds for casting objects
Draw design, letter, or line graphics or illustrations
Create computer graphics, animation, objects, or images
Design marketing and support materials
Produce artistic crafts


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Art Direction
Adobe Aftereffects
3D Studio Max
Teaching
Sculpting
Mudbox
Character Design



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