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Craft Artists - What They Do


Craft Artists generally receive Long-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Craft Artists can expect to earn an average of $28,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Craft Artists will see fairly rapid growth within their industry. They should experience a 8.0% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Craft Artists are extremely entrepreneurial in nature. Currently, 44.9% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Craft Artists can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 4.1% are currently unemployed.

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