Costume Attendants

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What do they do?

Select, fit, and take care of costumes for cast members, and aid entertainers. May assist with multiple costume changes during performances.

Also known as:

Costume Cutter, Costume Director, Costume Draper, Costume Dresser, Costume Seamstress, Costume Shop Manager, Costume Technician, Costumer, Draper, Dresser, Wardrobe Assistant, Wardrobe Attendant, Wardrobe Manager, Wardrobe Mistress, Wardrobe Supervisor, Wardrobe Technician

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Costume Attendants is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028.

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Projected Employment

No Data Available

Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 0%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #22 in job growth rate
  • 10

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #22 in net job growth

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (1.1%)
  • Master's degree (5%)
  • Bachelor's degree (22.7%)
  • Associate's degree (9.1%)
  • Some college, no degree (26%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (28.9%)
  • Less than high school diploma (7.2%)

Percent of workers in this field

★ You’re seeing education information for Costume attendants(1) because we don’t have information for Costume Attendants. Please note the information may not be the same for both occupations.

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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Fine Arts - Knowledge of the theory and techniques required to compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Prepare operational reports or records.
  • Arrange items for use or display.
  • Design costumes or cosmetic effects for characters.
  • Maintain supply or equipment inventories.
  • Distribute resources to patrons or employees.
  • Clean fabrics or apparel.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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