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
$25,990
25th Percentile Wage
$36,660
50th Percentile Wage
$57,190
75th Percentile Wage
$86,950
90th Percentile Wage
$117,970

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 $117,970. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid artists and related workers is $25,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of artists and related workers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,190
8.10% 16.00%
2016
$52,560
4.28% -
2015
$50,310
-3.84% -
2014
$52,240
1.99% -
2013
$51,200
6.17% -
2012
$48,040
- -

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

The average salaries of artists and related workers in 45 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 $103,260. The lowest paying industry is the fabricated metal product manufacturing industry (annual salary $30,180). 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
$103,260
Textile Mills
$100,100
Apparel Manufacturing
$99,450
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$98,410
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$98,010
Paper Manufacturing
$91,190
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$91,190
Chemical Manufacturing
$89,750
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$89,530
Food Manufacturing
$87,430
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$87,190
Machinery Manufacturing
$83,150
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$81,660
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$78,600
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$78,100
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$71,750
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$71,380
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$71,380
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$71,310
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$67,580
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$62,020
Printing and Related Support Activities
$61,270
Printing and Related Support Activities
$61,270
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
$59,120
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$58,840
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$56,690
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$54,980
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$54,630
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$54,240
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$53,810
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$52,170
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$50,740
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$46,150
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$46,090
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$45,620
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
$39,620
Foundries
$39,600
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$31,210
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$30,870
Textile Product Mills
$30,220
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$30,180

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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