Fine Artist

Arts, Audio-Video Technology and Communications

What they do:

Fine artists create original works of art, or produces artwork according to instructions, using such mediums and paint and canvas, wood, metal, clay, ceramics, or other materials. May specialize in a single medium.

What they earn: Average NY salary: $66,600

What to learn:

High school diploma and a bachelor's degree or postsecondary training in art or design

Job outlook:

Stable with an estimated growth of 6%