Artists and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Artists and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,550
25th Percentile Wage
$34,710
50th Percentile Wage
$66,030
75th Percentile Wage
$92,200
90th Percentile Wage
$113,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for artists and related 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) artists and related workers is $113,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid artists and related workers is $23,550.

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 retail trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,03033.89%36.54%
201543,650-0.02%-
201443,6607.70%-
201340,300-3.97%-
201241,900--

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

The average salaries of artists and related workers in 13 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 artists and related worker occupations is the electronic shopping and mail-order houses industry with an annual salary $74,040. The lowest paying industry is the general merchandise stores industry (annual salary $19,450). For detailed artists and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$74,040
Nonstore Retailers
$73,620
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$71,450
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$70,640
Department Stores
$55,160
Clothing Stores
$47,280
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$47,280
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$34,100
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$32,370
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$32,370
Home Furnishings Stores
$31,690
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$28,410
General Merchandise Stores
$19,450

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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