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Life As a Sports Entertainer or Performer

Job Description: All entertainers and performers, sports and related workers not listed separately.

Types of Sports Entertainer or Performer

  • Freak
  • Stunt Man
  • Clairvoyant
  • Metaphysician
  • Clown

Is There Going to be Demand for Sports Entertainers and Performers?

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 26,700 jobs in the United States for Sports Entertainer or Performer. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 8.2% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 2,200 new jobs for Sports Entertainer or Performer by 2026. The BLS estimates 3,200 yearly job openings in this field.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Sports Entertainers and Performers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Sports Entertainer are Utah, Washington, and District of Columbia. Watch out if you plan on working in North Dakota, New Hampshire, or Idaho. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Sports Entertainers and Performers Sector

Sports Entertainer Sectors

The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.

Sports Entertainer Industries


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