Artists and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Artists and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,490
25th Percentile Wage
$53,430
50th Percentile Wage
$76,200
75th Percentile Wage
$99,320
90th Percentile Wage
$131,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for artists and related workers in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $131,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid artists and related workers is $35,490.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,200
2.53% 1.52%
2016
$74,270
-1.58% -
2015
$75,440
-2.17% -
2014
$77,080
-4.83% -
2013
$80,800
7.13% -
2012
$75,040
- -

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

The average salaries of artists and related workers in 16 industries in the wholesale trade 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 merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods industry with an annual salary $92,850. The lowest paying industry is the miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $50,040). For detailed artists and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$92,850
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$90,340
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$88,150
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$86,850
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$85,170
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$82,900
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$77,910
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$77,330
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$77,330
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$74,710
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$74,090
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$73,380
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$62,910
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$61,700
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$58,060
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$50,040

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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