Occupation Profile for Costume Attendants

Select, fit, and take care of costumes for cast members, and aid entertainers.

 
 
 

 
 
Overview
$25,740.00 Median Annual Wage 0 Average Job Openings Per Year
9.6 Average Unemployment Percentage 46.4 Percentage That Completed High School
4,000 Employment Numbers in 2006 31.5 Percentage That Had Some College
5,000 Employment Numbers in 2016 (est.) 22.2 Percentage That Went Beyond College Degree

Sample Job Titles
Assistant, Costumer
Costume Cutter
Costume Designer
Costume Draper
Costume Mistress
Costume Seamstress
Costume Shop Manager
Costume Specialist
Costumer
Custodian, Wardrobe
Dresser
Supervisor, Clothing
Supervisor, Costuming
Theatrical Wardrobe Attendant
Theatrical Wardrobe Dresser
Wardrobe Assistant
Wardrobe Attendant
Wardrobe Dresser
Wardrobe Mistress
Wardrobe Specialist
Wardrobe Supervisor

Related Occupations

Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Supplemental — Collaborate with production designers, costume designers, and other production staff in order to discuss and execute costume design details.
  • Supplemental — Monitor, maintain, and secure inventories of costumes, wigs, and makeup, providing keys or access to assigned directors, costume designers, and wardrobe mistresses/masters.
  • Core — Distribute costumes and related equipment, and keep records of item status.
  • Supplemental — Create worksheets for dressing lists, show notes, and costume checks.
  • Core — Arrange costumes in order of use to facilitate quick-change procedures for performances.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

1 Costume Attendant Job Found


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