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Highest Paying States for Other Artists and Related Workers

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $90,410, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for other artists and related workers. It is followed by Georgia (average annual salary $88,310). 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 other artists and related workers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Artists and Related Workers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$90,410
$53,430 1,100
2 Georgia
$88,310
$35,810 400
3 Virginia
$84,050
$35,270 160
4 Maryland
$77,570
$52,170 520
5 New York
$68,320
$34,940 330
6 Ohio
$66,120
$40,010 230
7 Pennsylvania
$65,850
$32,320 90
8 Missouri
$65,410
$42,400 920
9 Wisconsin
$60,530
$27,440 140
10 Florida
$58,760
$29,600 210
11 North Carolina
$57,240
$35,580 90
12 Illinois
$57,010
$30,930 340
13 Kentucky
$56,790
$35,670 40
14 Nevada
$56,200
$33,640 50
15 California
$55,900
$32,310 680
16 Washington
$52,370
$30,480 110
17 Minnesota
$51,320
$27,510 110
18 Connecticut
$49,540
$28,500 100
19 Massachusetts
$49,470
$36,260 100
20 South Carolina
$48,590
$41,580 40
21 Michigan
$47,610
$31,320 40
22 New Mexico
$44,580
$31,760 30
23 Alaska
$40,730
$34,370 60
24 Oregon
$40,350
$28,890 170
25 Arizona
$40,030
$27,080 160
26 Colorado
$39,070
$31,050 200
27 New Jersey
$35,300
$18,250 210
28 Vermont
$34,700
$31,050 0
29 Texas
$28,870
$16,950 220
30 Rhode Island
$24,080
$20,810 0
31 Indiana
$19,210
$16,380 60
32 Mississippi
$18,260
$16,260 0

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of other artists and related workers in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for other artists and related workers, Top Paying Jobs in America.