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Set and Exhibit Designers

General Information

Description

Design special exhibits and sets for film, video, television, and theater productions. May study scripts, confer with directors, and conduct research to determine appropriate architectural styles.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$59,990

State-by-state Salary

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$79,950
$15,940
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Master's degree 33%
  • Bachelor's degree 33%
  • Some college 9%
  • Post-master's certificate 9%
  • Doctoral degree 4%
  • Associate's degree 4%
  • First professional degree 4%
  • High school 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

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PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Artistic — You have an interest in creating visual artwork, performances, written works, food or music.
  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Fine Arts
  • Design
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Building and Construction
  • History and Archeology

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