Set and Exhibit Designers

General Information

Description

Design special exhibits and movie, television, and theater sets. 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

Industry areas

  • Motion Picture and Video Industries
  • Performing Arts Companies
  • Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$54,270

State-by-state Salary

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$73,730
$31,220
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 39%
  • Master's degree 26%
  • First professional degree 13%
  • Post baccalaureate 8%
  • Some college 4%
  • Doctoral degree 4%
  • Associate's degree 4%
  • High school 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

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Knowledge

  • Fine Arts
  • Design
  • Computers and Electronics
  • English Language
  • Administration and Management

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
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