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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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 $53,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid craft artists is $22,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
13.79% 30.11%
0.79% -
5.69% -
0.12% -
13.26% -
- -

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

The average salaries of craft artists in eleven 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 food and beverage stores industry with an annual salary $36,020. 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
Food and Beverage Stores
Food and Beverage Stores
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
Home Furnishings Stores
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
Nonstore Retailers
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers

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


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