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Highest Paying Cities for Other Artists and Related Workers

The top 56 highest paying cities for other artists and related workers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of other artists and related workers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $94,790, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia is the highest paying city for other artists and related workers. It is followed by Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida (average annual salary $94,490). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of other artists and related workers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 56 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Other Artists and Related Workers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$94,790
1,340
2 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$94,490
90
3 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$93,030
410
4 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$93,010
1,640
5 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$87,000
310
6 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$85,720
50
7 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$82,840
70
8 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$82,380
140
9 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$80,340
70
10 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$78,150
180
11 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$78,150
260
12 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$74,640
170
13 Kansas City, Missouri
$73,280
170
14 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$73,220
60
15 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$70,070
330
16 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$66,800
n/a
17 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$66,140
50
18 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$64,670
150
19 Dayton, Ohio
$64,490
n/a
20 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$64,330
50
21 Columbus, Ohio
$63,420
60
22 Salt Lake City, Utah
$62,090
n/a
23 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$59,230
310
24 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$58,460
330
25 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$58,170
30
26 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$58,060
30
27 Madison, Wisconsin
$56,690
40
28 Bismarck, North Dakota
$56,490
n/a
29 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$56,470
30
30 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$55,300
60
31 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$53,080
40
32 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$52,550
n/a
33 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$52,260
100
34 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$51,960
n/a
35 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$51,780
110
36 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$51,230
n/a
37 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$51,000
100
38 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$50,710
90
39 St Louis, Missouri
$49,750
60
40 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$49,490
60
41 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$48,650
40
42 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$48,200
n/a
43 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$47,980
30
44 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$47,640
130
45 Gainesville, Florida
$47,500
30
46 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$46,950
n/a
47 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$46,880
110
48 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$45,660
60
49 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$43,900
30
50 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$41,940
n/a
51 Fargo, North Dakota
$39,090
n/a
52 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$36,570
40
53 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$36,330
n/a
54 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$24,080
n/a
55 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$22,080
30
56 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$21,280
n/a
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