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Talent Agents and Scouts

Overview

An agent is a salesperson who sells artistic or athletic talent. Talent agents act as representatives for actors, directors, writers, models, athletes, and other people who work in the arts, advertising, sports, and fashion. Agents promote their clients' talent and manage their legal contractual business. Talent scouts work for production companies, sports teams, or music producers and recruit talented people to perform in movies, television shows, or theatrical productions.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Enterprising

Organized

Outgoing

Career Ladder
Movie Studio or Music Company Head

Talent Agency Head

Senior Agent

Talent Agent and Scout

Assistant to Agent

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