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
$41,760
25th Percentile Wage
$56,900
50th Percentile Wage
$81,290
75th Percentile Wage
$113,490
90th Percentile Wage
$153,150

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 $153,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $81,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid artists and related workers is $41,760.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,290
6.72% 16.09%
2016
$75,830
3.98% -
2015
$72,810
2.49% -
2014
$71,000
0.39% -
2013
$70,720
3.55% -
2012
$68,210
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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 cable and other subscription programming industry with an annual salary $88,880. 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
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$88,880
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$88,460
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$88,460
Software Publishers
$83,700
Other Information Services
$83,400
Other Information Services
$83,400
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$83,380
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$82,540
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$82,540
Television Broadcasting
$80,170
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$79,690
Radio Broadcasting
$79,090
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$78,440
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$73,780
Telecommunications
$70,410
Sound Recording Industries
$62,960
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$62,570
Newspaper Publishers
$61,940
Other Telecommunications
$51,580

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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