ANZSCO 211199

Other Actors, Dancers and Entertainers

EMPLOYED

2,600

PART-TIME SHARE

56%

FEMALE SHARE

53%

MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNINGS

N/A

MEDIAN AGE

30

ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT GROWTH

N/A

Other Actors, Dancers and Entertainers includes jobs like Circus Trainer, Disc Jockey (Nightclub), Extra (Film or Television), Motivational Speaker, Public Speaker, and Stunt Performer.

  • Learns lines, speeches and cues
  • Prepares for performances through rehearsals under the instruction and guidance of production directors
  • Acts parts and portrays roles as developed in rehearsals
  • Performs acts, stunts or plays music for audience's entertainment
  • Gives speeches to audiences at conferences and other events
  • Creates and performs individual performance routines
  • Rehearses, auditions and travels between venues
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    Hours worked

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Hours worked Other Actors, Dancers and Entertainers All Occupations
    Share of workers who work full-time hours 34% 59%
    Average full-time hours worked per week 46 hours 44 hours

    Industries

    Other Actors, Dancers and Entertainers work in industries like:

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.

    States and territories

    New South Wales

    29.4%

    Victoria

    27.3%

    Queensland

    23.9%

    South Australia

    5.4%

    Tasmania

    1.6%

    Northern Territory

    0.4%

    Australian Capital Territory

    2.5%

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.

    Age and gender

    Age and Gender Profile
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age and Gender Other Actors, Dancers and Entertainers All Occupations
    Median age 30 years 40 years
    Female share of employment 53% 49%
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age Profile (% Share) All Occupations Other Actors, Dancers and Entertainers
    15–19 5.2 8.0
    20–24 9.1 21.8
    25–34 22.7 34.9
    35–44 22.3 17.1
    45–54 20.4 10.7
    55–59 8.8 2.6
    60–64 6.5 2.9
    65 and Over 4.9 2.3

    Education

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    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study).
    Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Note: the sum of the educational attainment categories may not add up to 100% due to the exclusion of non-descriptive categories such as not stated responses.
    Highest Level of Educational Attainment (% Share) All Occupations Other Actors, Dancers and Entertainers
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 12.2 7.7
    Bachelor degree 23.2 28.2
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma 11.1 12.1
    Certificate III/IV 19.5 12.0
    Year 12 15.9 26.4
    Year 11 4.0 3.4
    Year 10 and below 9.7 6.0
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