Actors are one family over the entire world.

Job Description:

Actors express ideas and portray characters in theater, film, television, and other performing art media. They also work at theme parks for other live events. They interpret a writers script to entertain or inform an audience.

Work Environment:

Actors hold about 66,500 jobs in a year. Most work under pressure and are often under stress about finding their next job. work assignments are usually short, ranging from 1 day to a few months, and actors often hold another job to make a living.

To Become an Actor:

Many Actors enhance their skills through formal dramatic training. Especially in theater, many actors have a bachelors degree. Actors usually learn some skills on their jobs.

Pay and Benefits:

The median hourly wage for an actor was $17.44 in may 2010. The lowest 10% earned less than $8.58, top 10% earned $64.04.

Job Outlook:

Employment of Actors is projected to grow 4% from 2010-2012. Job growth in the motion picture industry will stem from continued strong demand for new movies and television shows.

Steps you will take:

1. Education

2. Training

3. Advancement

4. Important qualities