Actors express ideas and
portray characters in theater, film, television, and other performing arts
media. They interpret a writer’s script to entertain or inform an audience.
Actors work in various settings, including production studios, theaters, theme
parks, or on location.
How to Become an Actor
Many actors enhance their skills through formal dramatic education, and long-term training is common.
Pay - Job Outlook
The median hourly wage for actors was $18.80 in May 2015. Employment of actors is projected to grow 10 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations.