Craft Artists Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Craft Artists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for craft artists 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) craft artists is $62,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $33,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid craft artists is $20,240.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
-3.86% 13.81%
11.88% -
-0.36% -
3.74% -
2.52% -
- -

Compare Craft Artists Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of craft artists in seven 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 craft artists occupations is the glass and glass product manufacturing industry with an annual salary $43,600. The lowest paying industry is the other miscellaneous manufacturing industry (annual salary $28,620). For detailed craft artists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing

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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