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Special and Visual Effects Technicians


The U.S. Department of Labor reports that employment of multimedia artists and animators (which includes visual effects technicians) varies by industry. Employment in the motion and picture industries is expected to grow by about 16 percent through 2024(much faster than the average for all careers). Job opportunities for multimedia artists and animators who work in the television industry will grow by 8 percent (or about as fast as the average), and employment for those who work in the software industry will increase by 27 percent (or much faster than the average). Overall, competition for jobs is very strong since many people view this field as an exciting potential career path.

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