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Highest Paying States for Craft Artists

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $49,330, Georgia is the highest paying state for craft artists. It is followed by Minnesota (average annual salary $48,340). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Craft Artists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Georgia
$49,330
$18,010 200
2 Minnesota
$48,340
$22,440 70
3 California
$48,330
$24,470 350
4 New York
$45,570
$20,810 300
5 Washington
$44,180
$25,100 160
6 Illinois
$42,980
$20,170 280
7 Pennsylvania
$41,680
$25,090 80
8 New Jersey
$41,070
$18,550 40
9 Utah
$40,160
$23,160 60
10 Alaska
$37,050
$18,830 40
11 Nebraska
$36,490
$19,160 60
12 Kentucky
$35,230
$31,540 40
13 North Carolina
$34,390
$25,310 60
14 Michigan
$34,200
$18,710 180
15 Indiana
$32,810
$20,510 110
16 Alabama
$32,660
$21,340 110
17 Tennessee
$32,310
$25,940 180
18 Texas
$32,040
$18,620 560
19 Kansas
$31,420
$26,110 40
20 Iowa
$31,190
$24,210 40
21 Nevada
$29,950
$18,070 160
22 Massachusetts
$29,740
$20,810 90
23 Colorado
$29,590
$20,830 80
24 Connecticut
$29,400
$19,340 50
25 Florida
$29,190
$19,920 250
26 New Mexico
$28,500
$23,120 70
27 Maine
$27,620
$17,740 40
28 Virginia
$27,340
$16,760 30
29 Missouri
$26,770
$19,250 100
30 Arizona
$26,560
$18,130 110
31 Ohio
$26,280
$18,070 200
32 Mississippi
$25,790
$20,790 70
33 Wisconsin
$25,110
$19,400 130
34 Wyoming
$24,740
$17,460 50
35 South Dakota
$24,540
$19,900 40
36 Montana
$23,060
$17,130 30

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

See also: Highest paying industries for craft artists, Top Paying Jobs in America.