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Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators Salary Information in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,940
25th Percentile Wage
$44,380
50th Percentile Wage
$56,640
75th Percentile Wage
$64,850
90th Percentile Wage
$77,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $30,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,640
-0.12% 6.80%
2016
$56,710
10.35% -
2015
$50,840
-6.47% -
2014
$54,130
18.55% -
2013
$44,090
-19.73% -
2012
$52,790
- -

Table 3. Compare Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators Salary in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $56,640, Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) is the highest paying city for fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in state of Illinois, followed by Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (median annual salary $55,110). In comparison, the median annual salary of fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) is 2.7 percent (2.7%) higher than that in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area).

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$56,640
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$55,110



See also: Top paying jobs in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois.