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Highest Paying Cities for Craft Artists

The top 38 highest paying cities for craft artists (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 craft artists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $67,620, Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California is the highest paying city for craft artists. It is followed by Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California (average annual salary $55,410). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of craft artists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 38 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Craft Artists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$67,620
260
2 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$55,410
180
3 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$50,430
40
4 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$47,220
290
5 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$46,990
250
6 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$46,380
70
7 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$44,510
n/a
8 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$44,340
50
9 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$44,270
n/a
10 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$43,600
n/a
11 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$43,180
70
12 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$42,260
110
13 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$42,210
40
14 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$41,680
290
15 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$39,730
40
16 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$38,920
50
17 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$38,370
60
18 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$36,400
120
19 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$36,400
140
20 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$35,390
140
21 Anchorage, Alaska
$34,640
30
22 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$33,360
170
23 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$32,010
n/a
24 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$29,870
50
25 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$29,670
90
26 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$29,600
n/a
27 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$27,850
150
28 Salt Lake City, Utah
$27,780
60
29 St Louis, Missouri
$27,210
70
30 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$27,100
80
31 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$25,370
60
32 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$24,740
70
33 Toledo, Ohio
$24,690
30
34 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$23,400
n/a
35 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$19,850
30
36 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$18,990
n/a
37 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$18,780
30
38 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$18,210
30
See also: Highest paying industries for craft artists.