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Community Arts Worker

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Community arts workers help local community groups to develop skills in the arts such as dance, theatre, music, video and the visual and literary arts, with the aim of improving quality of life and helping develop communities.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for community arts workers vary considerably but start at around £16,000 a year. With experience salaries may rise to around £20,000 to £32,000 and more for senior positions. Freelance work is common.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
6946
1.2 %
RISE
2029
7031
  United Kingdom
2024
74748
2.6 %
RISE
2029
76714

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

Training

Getting On

Video

Courtesy of Creative Careers Programme

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Council for Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre (CDMT)
Tel: 020 7240 5703
E-mail: info@cdmt.org.uk
Website: http://www.cdmt.org.uk/
Twitter: @CDMTorg
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CDMTuk/

Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)
Tel: 020 7221 3499
E-mail: membership@ism.org
Website: http://www.ism.org/
Twitter: @ISM_music
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ISMusicians

Musicians' Union (MU)
Tel: 0141 341 2960
Website: http://www.musiciansunion.org.uk/
Twitter: @WeAreTheMU
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Musicians.Union

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