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
$31,430
25th Percentile Wage
$42,320
50th Percentile Wage
$61,380
75th Percentile Wage
$91,520
90th Percentile Wage
$127,450

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 $127,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid art and design workers is $31,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of art and design workers in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,380
3.86% 14.68%
2016
$59,010
3.10% -
2015
$57,180
3.20% -
2014
$55,350
1.92% -
2013
$54,290
3.54% -
2012
$52,370
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Compare Art and Design Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of art and design workers in 21 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 motion picture and video industries industry with an annual salary $73,550. The lowest paying industry is the newspaper publishers industry (annual salary $38,300). For detailed art and design worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$73,550
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$73,440
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$73,230
Software Publishers
$73,080
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$67,680
Other Information Services
$66,210
Other Information Services
$66,210
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$66,040
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$66,040
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$61,910
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$61,380
Telecommunications
$61,080
Other Telecommunications
$60,190
Television Broadcasting
$59,970
Sound Recording Industries
$58,830
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$58,320
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition
$55,340
Radio Broadcasting
$51,930
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$50,570
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$45,880
Newspaper Publishers
$38,300

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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