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
$38,200
25th Percentile Wage
$55,710
50th Percentile Wage
$74,270
75th Percentile Wage
$99,030
90th Percentile Wage
$140,620

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 $140,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid artists and related workers is $38,200.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201674,270-1.58%-1.04%
201575,440-2.17%-
201477,080-4.83%-
201380,8007.13%-
201275,040--

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

The average salaries of artists and related workers in ten 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 furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $88,150. 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
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$88,150
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$85,800
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$79,640
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$79,640
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$75,560
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$73,380
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$72,490
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$67,290
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$61,700
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$50,040

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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