Art and Design Worker Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Art and Design Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,430
25th Percentile Wage
$22,630
50th Percentile Wage
$28,960
75th Percentile Wage
$38,960
90th Percentile Wage
$56,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for art and design workers in the industry sector of retail 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) art and design workers is $56,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid art and design workers is $19,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of art and design workers in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$28,960
4.18% 8.87%
2016
$27,750
1.66% -
2015
$27,290
0.11% -
2014
$27,260
-0.37% -
2013
$27,360
3.55% -
2012
$26,390
- -

Compare Art and Design Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of art and design workers in 43 industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for art and design worker occupations is the direct selling establishments industry with an annual salary $48,900. The lowest paying industry is the automotive parts, accessories, and tire stores industry (annual salary $22,620). For detailed art and design worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Direct Selling Establishments
$48,900
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$48,830
Nonstore Retailers
$48,530
Vending Machine Operators
$45,230
Automobile Dealers
$39,950
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$39,930
Furniture Stores
$38,080
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores
$37,900
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$37,120
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$36,430
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$34,010
Home Furnishings Stores
$33,680
Gasoline Stations
$33,090
Gasoline Stations
$33,090
Sporting Goods Stores
$33,020
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$31,850
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$31,580
Book Stores and News Dealers
$31,040
Shoe Stores
$30,560
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$30,020
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$29,930
Other General Merchandise Stores
$29,870
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$29,140
Food and Beverage Stores
$29,020
Food and Beverage Stores
$28,910
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$28,670
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$28,490
Grocery Stores
$28,310
Clothing Stores
$28,270
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$27,770
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$27,190
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$26,950
Health and Personal Care Stores
$26,840
Health and Personal Care Stores
$26,840
Florists
$25,950
General Merchandise Stores
$25,070
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$25,050
Used Merchandise Stores
$25,050
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$24,040
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$24,040
Specialty Food Stores
$23,760
Department Stores
$23,490
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$22,620

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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