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Highest Paying Industries for Other Artists and Related Workers

The top 49 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $78,130, federal government, including usps is the highest paying industry for other artists and related workers. It is followed by federal executive branch (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $78,130). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of other artists and related workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 49 Highest Paying Industries for Other Artists and Related Workers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Federal government, including USPS
$78,130
3,170
2 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$78,130
3,170
3 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$78,130
3,220
4 Federal, State, and Local Government
$78,130
3,220
5 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$75,620
3,440
6 Software Publishers
$75,500
40
7 Transportation and Warehousing
$72,200
n/a
8 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$71,850
260
9 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$69,520
80
10 Finance and Insurance
$66,050
30
11 Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$63,450
50
12 Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$63,240
260
13 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$60,960
60
14 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$60,960
60
15 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$58,080
190
16 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$58,020
610
17 Information
$54,400
220
18 Printing and Related Support Activities
$53,660
50
19 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$53,070
80
20 Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$52,380
n/a
21 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$50,720
150
22 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$49,210
100
23 Educational Services - State government owned
$49,030
100
24 Educational Services - Local government owned
$48,590
120
25 State government, including schools and hospitals
$48,380
120
26 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$47,000
270
27 Educational Services
$45,720
410
28 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$44,850
170
29 Administrative and Support Services
$42,600
40
30 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$42,600
40
31 Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$42,230
n/a
32 Educational Services - Privately owned
$41,610
190
33 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$40,510
n/a
34 Personal and Laundry Services
$40,050
1,670
35 Personal Care Services
$40,000
1,660
36 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$39,800
1,690
37 Motion Picture and Video Industries
$39,640
120
38 Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$39,640
120
39 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$38,990
360
40 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$38,510
200
41 Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$38,170
n/a
42 Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$37,740
50
43 Retail Trade
$37,520
n/a
44 Manufacturing
$37,100
140
45 Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$36,100
150
46 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$35,990
n/a
47 Amusement Parks and Arcades
$35,100
50
48 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$30,030
60
49 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$30,030
60
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