Artists and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Artists and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,510
25th Percentile Wage
$53,250
50th Percentile Wage
$75,830
75th Percentile Wage
$105,190
90th Percentile Wage
$144,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for artists and related 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) artists and related workers is $144,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid artists and related workers is $40,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,8303.98%10.05%
201572,8102.49%-
201471,0000.39%-
201370,7203.55%-
201268,210--

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

The average salaries of artists and related workers in 19 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 artists and related worker occupations is the other information services industry with an annual salary $82,140. The lowest paying industry is the other telecommunications industry (annual salary $51,580). For detailed artists and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
$82,140
Other Information Services
$82,140
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$81,200
Software Publishers
$79,240
Radio Broadcasting
$79,090
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$75,390
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$74,460
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$74,410
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$74,330
Television Broadcasting
$73,870
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$73,630
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$73,630
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$71,460
Telecommunications
$65,730
Sound Recording Industries
$62,960
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$62,570
Newspaper Publishers
$57,340
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$57,130
Other Telecommunications
$51,580

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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