The Office of Career Services
Library Building, Room 429 & 430
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364
Phone: (718) 631-6297
|Overview:||Paint or draw subject material to produce original artwork or illustrations, using watercolors, oils, acrylics, tempera, or other paint mediums.|
A.S. Art: Concentrations in Art & Design or Art History
A.S. Theatre: Concentrations in Acting or Technical Theatre
|Job Outlook:||Employment of painters is expected to grow more slowly than average through 2018. The relatively short life of exterior paints as well as changing color and application trends will continue to support demand for painters.Growth of industrial painting will be driven by the need to prevent corrosion and deterioration. The best employment opportunities should be in the Gulf Coast region, where strong demand and the largest concentration of workers exists.|
|Education Level:||Typically, a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college (some are 5 years) is required to be considered for this occupation.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information please click here.
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreements with other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.