Actors

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What are the basic skills needed?

To be a good actor, you need to have a good memory, a loud clear voice, and able to learn from your mistakes and get it right the next time.

What activities are done on the Job?

The main things are playing different roles, impersonating characters, and memorizing lines.

What are the physical demands?

Work hours can be long, so you will have to be able to focus with few hours of sleep. You should be in a good physical condition.

What are the work hours and travel?

There is usually travel when you are an actor, like moving from one set to another. An actor works about 11-12 hours a day.

What are the educational requirements to be an actor?

Technically, no requirement are needed, but most actors in movies graduate from some sort of acting school.

What is the average annual wage

$51,728

What is the average annual wage in Texas?

$51,263

What is the average hourly wage in Texas?

$22.15

Future outlook

The actor growth over the past few years has been very suttle, so there are good chances that you will be able to go through with your career.

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