Numbers of Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

Occupation group

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

Year Number
2005 50,540
2006 52,860
2007 56,540
2008 56,930
2009 55,380
2010 55,930
2011 57,100
2012 56,590
2013 54,580
2014 54,980
2015 56,510
2016 56,840
2017 61,160
2018 61,690

Individual occupations

Art Directors

Year Number
2005 1,440
2006 1,050
2007 910
2009 1,800
2010 1,910
2011 2,050
2012 1,720
2013 1,750
2014 1,430
2015 1,550
2016 1,700
2017 2,220
2018 2,010

Craft Artists

Year Number
2005 40
2011 160
2012 230
2013 300
2014 410
2015 290
2016 290
2017 190

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

Year Number
2006 300
2007 230
2008 220
2009 310
2010 320
2011 420
2012 360
2013 360
2014 280
2015 300
2016 240
2017 260
2018 140

Multimedia Artists and Animators

Year Number
2005 630
2006 780
2007 710
2008 810
2009 750
2010 770
2011 900
2012 850
2013 1,110
2014 1,130
2015 1,110
2016 1,040
2018 730

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 200
2006 160
2007 340
2008 330
2009 380
2010 230
2011 310
2012 270
2013 420
2014 520
2015 440
2017 100
2018 60

Commercial and Industrial Designers

Year Number
2005 700
2006 680
2007 910
2008 1,070
2009 1,100
2010 900
2011 750
2012 770
2013 850
2014 910
2015 1,030
2016 1,060
2017 1,120
2018 1,220

Fashion Designers

Year Number
2005 100
2009 50
2010 60
2011 70
2013 240
2015 200
2016 150
2017 290

Floral Designers

Year Number
2005 1,890
2006 1,660
2007 1,440
2008 1,710
2009 1,840
2010 1,780
2011 1,760
2012 1,750
2013 1,770
2014 1,810
2015 1,810
2016 1,750
2017 1,510
2018 1,190

Graphic Designers

Year Number
2005 6,570
2006 7,730
2007 8,770
2008 8,500
2009 8,450
2010 8,490
2011 9,050
2012 8,890
2013 8,110
2014 7,950
2015 7,870
2016 8,270
2017 9,510
2018 10,020

Interior Designers

Year Number
2005 2,140
2006 2,770
2007 3,030
2008 2,430
2009 1,790
2010 1,490
2011 1,610
2012 1,460
2013 1,590
2014 1,940
2015 2,460
2016 2,250
2017 2,230
2018 2,030

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

Year Number
2005 2,590
2006 2,280
2007 2,270
2008 1,650
2009 1,410
2010 1,470
2011 1,810
2012 1,770
2013 1,440
2014 1,820
2015 2,360
2016 2,900
2017 3,720
2018 3,820

Set and Exhibit Designers

Year Number
2006 160
2007 240
2008 270
2009 360
2010 250
2011 250
2012 170
2013 200
2014 170
2015 330
2016 390
2017 500
2018 320

Designers, All Other

Year Number
2005 900
2006 830
2007 1,160
2008 1,130
2009 1,170
2010 800
2011 670
2012 730
2013 670
2014 570
2015 460
2016 420
2017 390
2018 240

Actors

Year Number
2006 370
2007 830
2009 1,030
2012 4,740
2014 2,700
2015 2,040
2016 1,270
2017 1,870
2018 2,800

Producers and Directors

Year Number
2005 1,430
2006 1,280
2007 1,320
2008 1,230
2009 1,180
2010 1,430
2011 1,800
2012 1,900
2013 2,030
2014 2,010
2015 2,790
2016 2,840
2017 3,270
2018 2,510

Athletes and Sports Competitors

Year Number
2005 510
2006 730
2007 600
2008 390
2009 230
2010 220
2011 90
2012 100
2013 230
2014 350
2015 390
2016 440
2017 310
2018 410

Coaches and Scouts

Year Number
2005 4,310
2006 4,350
2007 4,820
2008 4,870
2009 4,930
2010 5,460
2011 5,010
2012 4,320
2013 4,440
2014 5,010
2015 5,730
2016 6,640
2017 7,680
2018 8,340

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

Year Number
2007 400
2008 430
2009 500
2010 450
2011 400
2012 500
2013 390
2016 1,550
2017 650
2018 950

Dancers

Year Number
2005 370
2007 490
2008 470
2009 330
2010 310
2011 250
2012 310
2013 440
2014 580
2015 450
2017 190
2018 260

Choreographers

Year Number
2005 260
2006 170
2007 530
2009 280
2010 160
2012 160
2013 60
2017 70
2018 40

Music Directors and Composers

Year Number
2005 330
2006 370
2007 370
2008 430
2009 710
2010 1,040
2011 1,190
2012 990
2013 850
2014 650
2015 730
2016 560
2017 540
2018 260

Musicians and Singers

Year Number
2009 1,830
2011 1,350
2012 1,250
2013 1,190
2014 840
2015 1,000
2016 960
2017 1,260
2018 1,330

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 450
2009 230
2011 120
2012 110
2013 130
2014 170
2015 200
2016 190
2017 180
2018 70

Radio and Television Announcers

Year Number
2005 520
2006 520
2009 960
2010 550
2011 620
2012 540
2013 880
2014 680
2015 870
2016 750
2017 720
2018 510

Public Address System and Other Announcers

Year Number
2005 300
2006 490
2007 810
2008 540
2009 250
2010 190
2011 150
2012 90
2013 120
2014 280
2015 300
2016 300
2017 210
2018 260

Broadcast News Analysts

Year Number
2005 110
2006 90
2007 70
2008 70
2009 60
2010 100
2011 210
2012 230
2016 170
2017 160
2018 210

Reporters and Correspondents

Year Number
2006 1,340
2007 1,450
2008 1,520
2009 1,320
2010 1,230
2011 1,060
2012 1,350
2013 1,270
2015 1,110
2016 1,090
2017 1,050
2018 850

Public Relations Specialists

Year Number
2005 4,650
2006 5,580
2007 5,470
2008 6,020
2009 6,060
2010 5,960
2011 5,870
2012 5,080
2013 5,390
2014 4,810
2015 4,760
2016 4,780
2017 5,190
2018 6,310

Editors

Year Number
2005 3,680
2006 4,170
2007 4,890
2008 5,100
2009 4,840
2010 4,470
2011 3,950
2012 3,970
2013 3,590
2014 3,970
2015 4,110
2016 3,990
2017 3,520
2018 3,210

Technical Writers

Year Number
2005 920
2006 910
2007 1,090
2008 1,190
2009 1,030
2010 780
2011 670
2012 1,000
2013 1,300
2014 1,420
2015 1,500
2016 1,360
2017 1,220
2018 1,100

Writers and Authors

Year Number
2006 1,200
2007 1,140
2008 1,280
2009 1,610
2011 1,740
2012 1,610
2013 1,500
2014 1,390
2015 1,290
2016 1,360
2017 1,770
2018 1,770

Interpreters and Translators

Year Number
2005 660
2006 700
2007 820
2008 910
2009 910
2010 980
2011 1,410
2012 1,350
2013 1,540
2014 950
2015 1,020
2016 1,120
2017 1,170
2018 1,690

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,460
2006 1,590
2007 1,180
2008 1,340
2009 1,430
2010 1,240
2011 1,290
2012 520
2013 620
2014 650
2015 380
2016 340
2017 170
2018 110

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,240
2006 1,150
2007 950
2008 830
2009 990
2010 1,230
2011 1,580
2012 2,350
2013 2,160
2014 2,030
2015 1,890
2016 2,200
2017 2,710
2018 2,390

Broadcast Technicians

Year Number
2005 850
2006 770
2007 1,630
2008 1,490
2009 1,340
2010 880
2011 750
2012 850
2013 770
2014 860
2015 950
2016 1,080
2017 970
2018 1,070

Radio Operators

Year Number
2006 40
2007 50
2015 30

Sound Engineering Technicians

Year Number
2005 280
2006 450
2007 470
2008 460
2009 620
2010 640
2011 640
2012 460
2013 390
2014 230
2015 230
2016 270
2017 360
2018 200

Photographers

Year Number
2005 1,540
2006 1,980
2007 2,110
2008 2,200
2009 1,970
2010 2,200
2011 2,260
2012 2,320
2013 1,940
2014 1,850
2015 1,730
2016 1,590
2017 2,150
2018 2,320

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

Year Number
2005 740
2006 610
2007 540
2008 360
2009 440
2010 600
2011 700
2012 660
2013 660
2014 590
2015 690
2016 370
2017 480
2018 360

Film and Video Editors

Year Number
2005 270
2006 640
2008 810
2009 580
2010 490
2011 420
2012 560
2013 590
2014 560
2015 480
2016 310
2017 370
2018 220

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,180
2006 1,120
2009 160
2010 130
2011 170
2012 130
2013 120
2014 90
2015 70
2016 50
2017 50
2018 50