Artists and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of artists and related workers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare artists and related worker salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Artists and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,160
25th Percentile Wage
$24,770
50th Percentile Wage
$35,930
75th Percentile Wage
$49,640
90th Percentile Wage
$84,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for artists and related workers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) artists and related workers is $84,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid artists and related workers is $18,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of artists and related workers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,9301.34%-4.34%
201535,450-4.57%-
201437,0703.78%-
201335,670-5.10%-
201237,490--

Compare Artists and Related Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of artists and related workers in four industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for artists and related worker occupations is the nonresidential building construction industry with an annual salary $54,500. The lowest paying industry is the specialty trade contractors industry (annual salary $33,830). For detailed artists and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nonresidential Building Construction
$54,500
Building Finishing Contractors
$38,170
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$37,640
Specialty Trade Contractors
$33,830

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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