Numbers of Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations in Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

Occupation group

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

Year Number
2005 44,730
2006 46,610
2007 49,720
2008 49,770
2009 48,100
2010 49,010
2011 50,770
2012 50,510
2013 49,070
2014 49,210
2015 48,380
2016 47,850
2017 52,200

Individual occupations

Art Directors

Year Number
2005 1,360
2006 1,000
2007 840
2009 1,740
2010 1,860
2011 2,000
2012 1,650
2013 1,700
2014 1,360
2015 1,420
2016 1,540
2017 2,070

Craft Artists

Year Number
2012 210
2013 250
2014 390
2015 270
2016 250

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

Year Number
2007 190
2008 180
2009 280
2010 290
2011 350
2012 320
2013 300
2014 250
2015 280
2016 220
2017 230

Multimedia Artists and Animators

Year Number
2005 540
2006 690
2007 630
2008 770
2009 730
2010 760
2011 890
2012 810
2013 1,060
2014 1,070
2015 1,050
2016 970
2017 760

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 130
2006 130
2007 330
2008 330
2009 370
2010 220
2011 290
2012 260
2013 400
2014 460
2015 370
2017 60

Commercial and Industrial Designers

Year Number
2005 600
2006 570
2007 770
2008 940
2009 1,000
2010 800
2011 660
2012 670
2013 710
2014 710
2015 770
2016 810
2017 950

Fashion Designers

Year Number
2005 90
2010 40
2011 60
2016 130
2017 260

Floral Designers

Year Number
2005 1,520
2006 1,290
2007 1,090
2008 1,320
2009 1,470
2010 1,370
2011 1,370
2012 1,330
2013 1,440
2014 1,520
2015 1,390
2016 1,370
2017 1,150

Graphic Designers

Year Number
2005 5,750
2006 6,760
2007 7,740
2008 7,500
2009 7,690
2010 7,800
2011 8,360
2012 8,100
2013 7,320
2014 7,130
2015 6,560
2016 6,930
2017 8,130

Interior Designers

Year Number
2005 1,770
2006 2,350
2007 2,670
2008 2,210
2009 1,550
2010 1,160
2011 1,310
2012 1,150
2013 1,370
2014 1,650
2015 2,020
2016 1,800
2017 1,800

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

Year Number
2005 2,480
2006 2,120
2007 2,090
2008 1,510
2009 1,300
2010 1,360
2011 1,580
2012 1,490
2013 1,100
2014 1,490
2015 1,900
2016 2,370
2017 3,130

Set and Exhibit Designers

Year Number
2006 150
2007 210
2008 230
2009 320
2010 230
2011 240
2012 160
2013 170
2014 150
2015 310
2016 380
2017 480

Designers, All Other

Year Number
2005 820
2006 780
2007 1,050
2008 960
2009 990
2010 630
2011 570
2012 610
2013 620
2014 530
2015 430
2016 380
2017 350

Actors

Year Number
2005 510
2006 370
2007 810
2009 950
2012 4,720
2014 2,670
2015 2,020
2016 1,250
2017 1,860

Producers and Directors

Year Number
2005 1,350
2006 1,220
2007 1,250
2008 1,160
2009 1,090
2010 1,360
2011 1,670
2012 1,780
2013 1,870
2014 1,880
2015 2,600
2016 2,700
2017 3,110

Athletes and Sports Competitors

Year Number
2005 330
2006 550
2009 220
2010 210
2011 80
2012 90
2013 220
2014 340
2015 360
2016 400
2017 250

Coaches and Scouts

Year Number
2005 3,300
2006 3,360
2007 3,860
2008 3,630
2009 3,470
2010 4,020
2011 3,840
2012 3,320
2013 3,460
2014 4,060
2015 4,480
2016 4,680
2017 5,500

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

Year Number
2007 280
2008 240
2009 320
2010 350
2011 300
2012 400
2013 330
2017 550

Dancers

Year Number
2006 400
2007 480
2008 470
2009 320
2010 280
2011 210
2012 260
2013 420
2014 570
2017 190

Choreographers

Year Number
2005 250
2006 110
2007 260
2009 150
2010 70
2011 50
2012 60
2013 40
2017 70

Music Directors and Composers

Year Number
2005 290
2006 320
2007 340
2008 390
2009 620
2010 880
2011 1,010
2012 840
2013 710
2014 510
2015 520
2016 410
2017 400

Musicians and Singers

Year Number
2005 1,420
2009 1,520
2010 1,100
2011 1,150
2012 1,080
2013 1,120
2014 650
2015 790
2016 720
2017 990

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 440
2011 120
2012 100
2013 130
2014 160
2015 140
2016 150
2017 110

Radio and Television Announcers

Year Number
2005 450
2006 470
2009 950
2010 530
2011 580
2012 480
2013 810
2014 630
2015 820
2016 710
2017 690

Public Address System and Other Announcers

Year Number
2005 290
2006 450
2007 670
2008 390
2010 150
2011 130
2012 80
2013 120
2014 270
2015 270
2016 260
2017 160

Broadcast News Analysts

Year Number
2005 100
2006 90
2007 60
2009 60
2010 100
2011 210
2012 220
2016 170

Reporters and Correspondents

Year Number
2005 1,280
2006 1,210
2007 1,360
2008 1,430
2009 1,220
2010 1,120
2011 940
2012 1,220
2013 1,160
2014 1,140
2015 940
2016 870
2017 890

Public Relations Specialists

Year Number
2005 3,980
2006 4,820
2007 4,740
2008 5,180
2009 5,030
2010 5,010
2011 5,200
2012 4,570
2013 4,870
2014 4,290
2015 4,120
2016 4,140
2017 4,500

Editors

Year Number
2005 3,450
2006 3,870
2007 4,600
2008 4,770
2009 4,540
2010 4,130
2011 3,630
2012 3,640
2013 3,340
2014 3,730
2015 3,710
2016 3,620
2017 3,300

Technical Writers

Year Number
2005 790
2006 700
2007 940
2008 880
2009 780
2010 510
2011 530
2012 660
2013 1,040
2014 1,100
2015 1,120
2016 960
2017 910

Writers and Authors

Year Number
2006 1,140
2007 1,040
2008 1,160
2009 1,320
2010 1,330
2011 1,440
2012 1,470
2013 1,350
2014 1,270
2015 1,100
2016 1,240
2017 1,620

Interpreters and Translators

Year Number
2005 610
2006 610
2007 680
2008 740
2009 730
2010 810
2011 1,210
2012 1,210
2013 1,420
2014 850
2015 850
2016 890
2017 920

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,430
2006 1,570
2007 1,160
2008 1,300
2009 1,390
2010 1,190
2011 1,260
2012 470
2013 570
2014 570
2015 300
2016 280
2017 130

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,150
2006 1,070
2007 810
2008 750
2009 900
2010 1,160
2011 1,480
2012 2,250
2013 2,090
2014 1,950
2015 1,690
2016 1,940
2017 2,470

Broadcast Technicians

Year Number
2005 760
2006 670
2007 1,400
2008 1,330
2009 1,160
2010 810
2011 710
2012 820
2013 740
2014 840
2015 910
2016 1,050
2017 920

Radio Operators

Year Number
2006 30
2007 50

Sound Engineering Technicians

Year Number
2005 260
2006 320
2008 430
2009 590
2010 610
2011 590
2012 410
2013 350
2014 190
2015 170
2016 220
2017 270

Photographers

Year Number
2005 1,240
2006 1,650
2007 1,780
2008 1,860
2009 1,710
2010 1,990
2011 2,080
2012 2,140
2013 1,760
2014 1,660
2015 1,440
2016 1,310
2017 1,890

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

Year Number
2005 730
2006 600
2007 540
2008 360
2009 400
2010 540
2011 640
2012 630
2013 660
2014 590
2015 690
2016 350
2017 460

Film and Video Editors

Year Number
2005 270
2006 630
2008 800
2009 560
2010 470
2011 390
2012 540
2013 570
2014 540
2015 440
2016 260
2017 320

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,030
2006 1,060
2009 160
2010 130
2011 160
2012 120
2013 110
2014 70
2015 60
2016 40
2017 40