Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Actors from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Actors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, and Writing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Actors need more than the average amount of Social Perceptiveness, Reading Comprehension, and Writing.
Projections on wages and job growth for Actors from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Actors are expected to see a growth of 9.6% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.