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
$26,960
25th Percentile Wage
$34,690
50th Percentile Wage
$57,100
75th Percentile Wage
$88,130
90th Percentile Wage
$118,150

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 $118,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid artists and related workers is $26,960.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,100
-15.64% 26.62%
2016
$66,030
33.89% -
2015
$43,650
-0.02% -
2014
$43,660
7.70% -
2013
$40,300
-3.97% -
2012
$41,900
- -

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

The average salaries of artists and related workers in 19 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 electronics and appliance stores industry with an annual salary $83,360. The lowest paying industry is the office supplies, stationery, and gift stores industry (annual salary $28,410). For detailed artists and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$83,360
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$83,360
Nonstore Retailers
$73,510
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$72,720
Furniture Stores
$69,900
Direct Selling Establishments
$67,760
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$67,170
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$66,580
Department Stores
$55,160
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$47,280
Clothing Stores
$47,280
Food and Beverage Stores
$37,760
Food and Beverage Stores
$36,630
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$34,810
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$34,570
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$34,570
General Merchandise Stores
$33,750
Home Furnishings Stores
$33,340
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$28,410

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




Related:

Highest paying industries for artists and related workers.