Artists and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Artists and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,820
25th Percentile Wage
$34,780
50th Percentile Wage
$52,560
75th Percentile Wage
$79,960
90th Percentile Wage
$109,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for artists and related workers in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $109,410. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid artists and related workers is $24,820.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,5604.28%8.60%
201550,310-3.84%-
201452,2401.99%-
201351,2006.17%-
201248,040--

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

The average salaries of artists and related workers in 29 industries in the manufacturing 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 cut and sew apparel manufacturing industry with an annual salary $114,140. The lowest paying industry is the textile product mills industry (annual salary $30,220). For detailed artists and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$114,140
Apparel Manufacturing
$95,450
Paper Manufacturing
$93,900
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$93,790
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$87,930
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$86,850
Chemical Manufacturing
$81,950
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$81,660
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$76,870
Machinery Manufacturing
$73,690
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$72,070
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$64,030
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$62,840
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$62,020
Printing and Related Support Activities
$59,970
Printing and Related Support Activities
$59,970
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$58,840
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$54,980
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$49,890
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$44,570
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$44,500
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$43,890
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$43,890
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$43,460
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$41,080
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$37,540
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$31,210
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$30,870
Textile Product Mills
$30,220

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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