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The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 6 percent growth of multimedia artists and animators between 2010 and 2022, which is slower than the average for all occupations. However, growth projections vary widely among types of employers. Self-employed animators are projected to grow by less than percent, and employment at movie and video studios is projected to grow only 4.5 percent. Among the fields with large numbers of animators, greatest growth is projected for software publishing (31.5 percent) and advertising, public relations, and related services (6.4 percent).