Craft Artists Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Craft Artists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,030
25th Percentile Wage
$21,030
50th Percentile Wage
$27,830
75th Percentile Wage
$33,310
90th Percentile Wage
$37,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for craft artists 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) craft artists is $37,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid craft artists is $18,030.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201627,8300.79%18.94%
201527,6105.69%-
201426,0400.12%-
201326,01013.26%-
201222,560--

Compare Craft Artists Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of craft artists in seven 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 craft artists occupations is the home furnishings stores industry with an annual salary $30,880. The lowest paying industry is the other miscellaneous store retailers industry (annual salary $18,380). For detailed craft artists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Home Furnishings Stores
$30,880
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$30,720
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$28,370
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$22,500
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$22,500
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$19,420
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$18,380

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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