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As with the other performance arts, there will always be more aspiring comedians than there are job opportunities. However, comedians enjoy more solid employment prospects than actors or actresses. The U.S. Department of Labor reports that the projected growth for actors and actresses from 2014-2024 should be between 9 percent and 13 percent, faster than the average for all occupations.

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