Art Careers By Personality Type [infographic]

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Art Careers and Your Personality Type

Art degrees can lead to wide variety of roles:

Art
–Art directors
–craft artists
–fine artists
–multimedia artists

Design
–commercial and industrial designers
–fashion designers
–floral designers
–graphic designers
–interior designers
–set and exhibit designers

Media
–editors
–photographers
–technical writers
–authors

Entrepreneurial
Self-Expression
Educational
Marketing
Therapeutic

With common workplace roles for artists earning median earnings between

$24,750 (floral designers)
and $85,610 (art directors)

A large percentage art roles are self-employed:
(highest rates of self-employed status)
Writers and Authors: 64%
Photographers: 60%
Craft Artists: 58%
Art Directors: 57%
Fine Artists: 57%
Multimedia Artists: 57%

As with many self-employed career paths, artists are often in charge of:

Online Marketing
Portfolio Pages
Accounting
Taxes
Presenting work through many channels
Customer Acquisition

With online media restructuring the way art works in the modern world.
Case study: Etsy — Online Art Marketplace[2]
Active Buyers: 22.6 million
Active Sellers: 1.5 million
Percent of Sellers who work from home: 95%
Number of Countries with Etsy sellers: 83

There’s no one way to become a successful artist. It all depends on your education, skills, and personality

Top Degrees in Art:

Bachelors in Art, Fine Art, Art History, Design, Digital Media, advertising, communication design
Masters in Fine Arts
Master in Design Studies

Personality:[4]
[most common personality types for design art careers][3]
INTJ: 16%–“the architect” is imaginative and strategic. Quickly comes up with new ideas.
ENFJ: 16% –“the protagonist” is a charismatic and inspiring leader, great at creating narratives.
ENFP:16%–“the campaigner” is a creative free spirit filled with enthusiasm.
INFJ: 11%–“the advocate” is a quiet and mystical idealist.
INTP:8%–“the logician” is an innovative inventor who searches for knowledge
INFP: 8%–“the mediator” is a kind, poetic, and caring person who believes in many causes.
ENTJ:6%–“the commander” is bold, imaginative, and a leader. Finds a way or makes one as needed.

Most Common Career Types:

Graphic Designer
Description: Responsible for creating design solutions for print and web-based media forms.
Salary: $45,900
Personality Types: INTJ, ENTJ, INFJ, INFP, ISFP
Education: B.A. in Art, Fine Art, Design, Digital Media

Commercial and Industrial Designers
Description: Responsible for designs for manufactured products including materials, functionality, and presentation components.
Salary: $62,420
Personality: INTJ, INTP, ENTP, ISTP
Education: Masters in Design Studies, Bachelors in Design, Art

Art Teachers
Description: Work in school and community settings, instructing students in basic principles of art and art history.
Salary: $46,999
Personality: ISTP, ESFP, ENFJ, INFJ
Education: Bachelors in Education, Bachelors in Art, Bachelors in Fine Art

Interior Designers
Description: Make interior spaces functional, safe, and beautiful.
Salary: $48,400
Personality:INTJ, INTP, ISTP, ISFP, ESTP, ESFP
Education: Bachelors in Art, Other

Photographers
Description: Conceptualizes, creates, and prepares photographic images for display in a variety of published mediums.
Salary: $36,580
Personality: INTJ, INTP, ENTP, ISTP, ISFP, ESTP
Education: Bachelors in art, fine art, other

Fine Artists
Description: Create original works of art in a variety of mediums including drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, performance, and moving images.
Salary: $53,200
Personality: INTJ, INTP, ENTJ, ENFJ, ISTP, ISFP, ESTP
Education: Bachelors in art, fine art, masters in fine art

Craft Artists
Description: Create handmade art that is often functional including glassware, pottery, and textiles.
Salary: $36,300
Personality: INTJ, ISTP, ISFP, ESTP
Education: Bachelors in art, fine art, other

Art Directors
Description: Determine how best to represent a concept visually, manage a team determining what mediums to use, develop the overall look of a publication.
Salary: $85,610
Personality: INTJ, ENTJ, ENTP, INFJ, ENFJ, ESTJ, ESFP, ESTP, ESFP
Education: Bachelors in art, fine art, Masters in fine art

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