Magic - Salary and Career
Circus performers (circus performers)

Magic - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They perform, alone or in groups, different types of representations, in a public show (circus, theater, street, television studio). They create numbers and present them on stage, using body techniques (acrobatics, balancing, juggling, illusionism, comedy, singing, dancing, pantomime) or animal training techniques.

How much does an Magic earn

A Magic earns between $1.249 and $3.040 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.693 and a median salary of $1.655 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 79 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Magic

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.693 20.316 423 8
1º Quartile 1.249 14.991 312 6
Median Salary 1.655 19.860 414 8
3º Quartile 2.318 27.819 580 11
Higher Salary 3.040 36.477 760 14

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • popular arts artists and models
        • circus performers (circus performers)

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Main workplaces

Circus performers (circus performers) work is carried out in closed environments such as circus tents, theaters, TV studios, also outdoors and in vehicles, through salaried or autonomous work or by circus owners, in itinerant work, with rotation of shifts, in a individual and collective, under permanent supervision. It is common for the worker to have more than one occupation, which are defined by the set of skills: acrobat - makes variations of jumping on the ground, aerial - uses various movement and balance techniques in the air, contortionist - makes twisting and contortion movements of the body, animal tamer - trains and presents the animal, tightrope walker - balances objects, people and himself, magician - makes objects appear, disappears, moves objects, people, animals, using techniques of illusion, juggler - plays games with devices and objects and controls, clown - performs pantomimes, jokes and other comic acts, trapeze artist - performs jumps and evolutions with the body in the air, puppeteer.

What does it take to work in the field of Circus performers (circus performers)

These occupations are carried out by people who have developed circus skills. Training begins at an early age, when children learn a little of each art, in canvas circuses, organized around traditional circus families. There are, in smaller numbers, artists trained in circus-schools or circus arts courses. Circus shows are also presented in theater, TV, street or other alternative spaces.

Functions and activities of Magic

Circus performers (circus performers) must:

  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • produce the number;
  • sell the show or number;
  • produce number;
  • display number;
  • produzir o n�mero;
  • teaching circus art and technique;
  • present the number;
  • introduce the number;
  • rehearse the number;
  • communicate;
  • inventing numbers;
  • sell the show or number;
  • display the number;
  • test the number;
  • invent numbers;
  • inventar numbers;
  • inventar n�meros;
  • sell the show or number;

  • Activities

    • introducing the student to the different circus modalities;
    • exchange information with other artistic areas;
    • respect another artist's device;
    • exchange information with circus schools;
    • exchange information with circus professionals (in person, videos, internet, etc);
    • evaluating the physical potential of the student;
    • research technologies;
    • repeat the number improving techniques;
    • establish communication with the public;
    • demonstrate knowledge of circus customs and traditions;
    • exchanging information with other artistic areas;
    • warm up;
    • motivate students;
    • perfect body and vocal expression techniques;
    • master circus techniques of your act;
    • create wardrobe;
    • wrong tricks for appreciation of work;
    • dismantle the device;
    • research possibilities for communication with the public;
    • collaborate in the dissemination of the show;
    • search materials;
    • research possibilities in the use of colors (lights, costumes, materials, etc);
    • disclose the show or number;
    • work as a team;
    • follow refresher courses;
    • stimulating the physical development of the student;
    • create appliances (work materials);
    • repeat the number perfecting techniques;
    • prepare material, apparatus and objects for the number;
    • respect the freedom of expression of colleagues;
    • combine codes to report unforeseen events;
    • do stretch;
    • assume the times when performing the tricks;
    • assimilate the times when performing the tricks;
    • set choreography;
    • set safety equipment;
    • perceiving students' abilities;
    • deal with unforeseen events creatively;
    • make concentration;
    • obey the commands of the cheat times;
    • earn the empathy of the audience;
    • research possibilities of communication with the public;
    • deal with unforeseen circumstances creatively;
    • attend to places to promote the work done;
    • select song;
    • prepare the artist's entry;
    • use media to publicize (tv, newspaper, internet, cars, books);
    • attend to places to publicize the work done;
    • assemble the device;
    • incorporate safety equipment into the number, during the test;
    • incorporate safety equipment in the number, during the test;
    • exchanging information with circus schools;
    • respect another artist's braces;
    • demonstrate determination to learn;
    • seek learning methods for each modality;
    • create makeup;
    • observe the work of other circus professionals;
    • investigate the value of circus work in the market;
    • creatively deal with unforeseen events;
    • transmitting circus ethics;
    • respect work relationships;
    • search devices;
    • mix the numbers creating others;
    • adapt available technologies to the circus act;
    • demonstrate knowledge of circus vocabulary and slang;
    • provide printed material for dissemination;
    • establish bonds of trust with colleagues;
    • learn the profession by rehearsing;
    • create makeup;
    • search tricks;
    • improve body and vocal expression techniques;
    • make the device;
    • work with frustrations (falls, numbers, devices);
    • adjust the number according to time, space and audience;
    • develop awareness of professional risks;
    • attend to places where the work is done;
    • develop discipline;
    • research body movements;
    • respect professional ethics;
    • evaluate costs to price the work;
    • research possibilities for artistic expression;
    • acquire techniques to fall;
    • incorporate different artistic languages;
    • give interviews;
    • master circus techniques in your act;
    • synchronize light and sound with representation;
    • evaluating the student's physical potential;
    • propose professional possibilities based on your skills;
    • adjust the number to the biotype and device;
    • perform test numbers for disclosure or contracting;
    • establish communication with the city;
    • adapt to the context of the show (language, food, space);

    Sectors that hire Magic the most in the job market

    • manufacture of cosmetics, perfumery and personal hygiene products
    • wholesale of goods in general, with predominance of food products
    • pharmaceuticals retail trade, with formula manipulation
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • manufacture of cleaning and polishing products
    • temporary labor lease
    • retail vegetables & vegetables
    • manufacture of additives for industrial use
    • pharmaceuticals retail trade, without formula handling
    • metallic packaging manufacturing

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