Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators among Tennessee metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,510
25th Percentile Wage
$34,780
50th Percentile Wage
$40,650
75th Percentile Wage
$60,330
90th Percentile Wage
$75,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,510.

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
$40,650
6.91% -11.49%
2016
$37,840
16.89% -
2015
$31,450
25.02% -
2014
$23,580
-62.93% -
2013
$38,420
-17.96% -
2012
$45,320
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in state of Tennessee ranges from $39,130 to $67,140. The highest paying area for fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in Tennessee is Memphis with a median annual salary of $67,140. The lowest paying area is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $39,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$67,140
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$39,130




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