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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 $94,810, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for other artists and related workers. It is followed by Georgia (average annual salary $93,020). 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 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
$94,810
$60,470 1,090
2 Georgia
$93,020
$38,430 440
3 Maryland
$82,390
$52,730 560
4 Virginia
$76,270
$25,350 220
5 Florida
$72,250
$31,120 210
6 New York
$68,100
$33,110 250
7 Ohio
$67,610
$28,860 230
8 West Virginia
$67,080
$21,960 80
9 Pennsylvania
$66,510
$33,000 100
10 Wisconsin
$63,040
$29,020 140
11 Alabama
$59,330
$33,610 50
12 Connecticut
$58,530
$34,240 50
13 North Carolina
$57,450
$32,110 80
14 Kentucky
$56,790
$35,670 40
15 Nevada
$56,200
$33,640 50
16 North Dakota
$53,990
$32,790 0
17 California
$53,700
$32,860 650
18 Massachusetts
$52,230
$32,390 110
19 Illinois
$49,750
$29,880 130
20 Missouri
$49,500
$30,240 920
21 South Carolina
$48,590
$41,580 40
22 Utah
$47,660
$25,170 50
23 Michigan
$47,610
$31,320 40
24 Minnesota
$47,550
$24,490 110
25 Colorado
$45,030
$32,760 220
26 New Mexico
$44,580
$31,760 30
27 Washington
$42,690
$31,120 80
28 Alaska
$41,790
$33,330 60
29 Arizona
$39,660
$27,690 160
30 Oregon
$39,450
$29,360 180
31 New Jersey
$38,320
$18,800 260
32 Vermont
$35,300
$31,580 0
33 Texas
$32,670
$18,010 210
34 Tennessee
$29,810
$16,460 50
35 Iowa
$27,370
$21,480 70
36 Rhode Island
$24,080
$20,810 0
37 Indiana
$19,210
$16,380 60
38 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.