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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Nonstore Retailers|| |
|Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers|| |
|Miscellaneous Store Retailers|| |
|Department Stores|| |
|Clothing Stores|| |
|Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores|| |
|Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores|| |
|Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores|| |
|Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores|| |
|Home Furnishings Stores|| |
|Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores|| |
|General Merchandise Stores|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .