Art and Design Worker Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of art and design workers in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare art and design worker salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Art and Design Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,740
25th Percentile Wage
$40,640
50th Percentile Wage
$59,010
75th Percentile Wage
$88,230
90th Percentile Wage
$122,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for art and design workers in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) art and design workers is $122,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid art and design workers is $29,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of art and design workers in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,0103.10%11.25%
201557,1803.20%-
201455,3501.92%-
201354,2903.54%-
201252,370--

Compare Art and Design Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of art and design workers in 20 industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for art and design worker occupations is the cable and other subscription programming industry with an annual salary $78,300. The lowest paying industry is the newspaper publishers industry (annual salary $38,070). For detailed art and design worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$78,300
Software Publishers
$72,870
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$69,670
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$69,390
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$67,680
Other Information Services
$67,060
Other Information Services
$67,060
Telecommunications
$62,070
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$61,910
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$61,760
Other Telecommunications
$60,190
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$59,610
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$59,610
Television Broadcasting
$59,600
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$58,700
Sound Recording Industries
$54,860
Radio Broadcasting
$54,290
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$49,560
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$44,910
Newspaper Publishers
$38,070

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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