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Highest Paying Cities for Craft Artists

The top 70 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 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin (average annual salary $56,350). 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 craft artists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 70 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 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$56,350
40
3 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$55,410
300
4 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$51,640
330
5 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$50,430
40
6 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$49,790
180
7 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$49,480
220
8 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$48,930
n/a
9 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$48,860
30
10 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$48,430
150
11 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$47,490
30
12 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$47,480
170
13 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$46,990
250
14 Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$46,500
n/a
15 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$46,060
120
16 Urban Honolulu, USA
$45,160
30
17 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$44,510
n/a
18 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$44,340
50
19 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$44,270
n/a
20 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$43,600
n/a
21 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$42,210
40
22 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$41,680
190
23 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$41,330
60
24 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$39,730
40
25 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$38,920
80
26 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$38,750
60
27 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$38,650
160
28 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$38,370
90
29 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$37,720
90
30 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$36,450
30
31 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$35,390
140
32 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$35,260
n/a
33 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$34,830
50
34 Anchorage, Alaska
$34,640
30
35 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$33,980
50
36 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$33,760
60
37 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$33,490
30
38 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$32,270
n/a
39 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$32,190
n/a
40 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$31,680
n/a
41 Kansas City, Missouri
$31,480
n/a
42 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$31,430
130
43 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$31,410
70
44 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$31,390
60
45 Columbus, Ohio
$31,280
60
46 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$29,670
90
47 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$29,600
n/a
48 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$29,520
60
49 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$29,110
n/a
50 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$28,320
n/a
51 Lynchburg, Virginia
$27,830
n/a
52 Salt Lake City, Utah
$27,780
60
53 St Louis, Missouri
$27,760
70
54 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$26,050
n/a
55 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$25,930
n/a
56 Provo-Orem, Utah
$25,780
30
57 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$25,750
50
58 Toledo, Ohio
$24,690
30
59 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$24,560
30
60 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$24,420
50
61 Madison, Wisconsin
$24,320
n/a
62 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$23,400
n/a
63 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$22,290
60
64 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$22,110
n/a
65 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$21,670
n/a
66 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$19,850
30
67 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$19,510
150
68 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$18,990
n/a
69 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$18,780
30
70 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$18,210
30
See also: 💰 Highest paying industries for craft artists.