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
$18,770
25th Percentile Wage
$21,710
50th Percentile Wage
$27,750
75th Percentile Wage
$37,910
90th Percentile Wage
$53,860

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 $53,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid art and design workers is $18,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of art and design workers in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201627,7501.66%4.90%
201527,2900.11%-
201427,260-0.37%-
201327,3603.55%-
201226,390--

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

The average salaries of art and design workers in 37 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 $47,850. The lowest paying industry is the department stores industry (annual salary $23,490). 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
$47,850
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$47,720
Nonstore Retailers
$47,660
Automobile Dealers
$43,380
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$40,200
Furniture Stores
$39,710
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$37,710
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$34,760
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$34,760
Home Furnishings Stores
$34,010
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores
$33,250
Shoe Stores
$33,020
Book Stores and News Dealers
$31,040
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$30,540
Sporting Goods Stores
$30,470
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$29,990
Other General Merchandise Stores
$29,870
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$29,200
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$29,140
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$28,370
Grocery Stores
$28,310
Food and Beverage Stores
$28,190
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$27,350
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$27,190
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$26,410
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$26,390
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$26,240
Clothing Stores
$26,090
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$25,900
Florists
$25,430
Used Merchandise Stores
$25,050
Health and Personal Care Stores
$24,340
Health and Personal Care Stores
$24,340
General Merchandise Stores
$23,870
Specialty Food Stores
$23,760
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$23,720
Department Stores
$23,490

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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