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Other Artists and Related Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of other artists and related workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other artists and related workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other artists and related workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Other Artists and Related Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,600
25th Percentile Wage
$40,270
50th Percentile Wage
$63,540
75th Percentile Wage
$90,350
90th Percentile Wage
$107,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other artists and related workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other artists and related workers is $107,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,600. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 261% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other artists and related workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,540
3.43% 5.82%
2016
$61,360
4.74% -
2015
$58,450
0.34% -
2014
$58,250
7.78% -
2013
$53,720
-11.39% -
2012
$59,840
- -

Table 2. Other Artists and Related Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other artists and related workers in 14 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for other artists and related workers occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $82,390. The lowest paying sector is the construction sector (annual salary $27,050).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$82,390
Finance and Insurance
$66,050
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$59,990
Retail Trade
$58,020
Manufacturing
$55,040
Wholesale Trade
$50,690
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$50,470
Information
$48,140
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$47,960
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$47,090
Educational Services
$43,850
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$40,120
Transportation and Warehousing
$29,700
Construction
$27,050

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Artists and Related Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only other artists and related workers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of other artists and related workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,260 to $94,810. The highest paying state for other artists and related workers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $94,810. The lowest paying state is Mississippi with a median annual salary of $18,260. For more salary information of other artists and related workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$94,810
Georgia
$93,020
Maryland
$82,390
Virginia
$76,270
Florida
$72,250
New York
$68,100
Ohio
$67,610
West Virginia
$67,080
Pennsylvania
$66,510
Wisconsin
$63,040
Alabama
$59,330
Connecticut
$58,530
North Carolina
$57,450
Kentucky
$56,790
Nevada
$56,200
North Dakota
$53,990
California
$53,700
Massachusetts
$52,230
Illinois
$49,750
Missouri
$49,500
South Carolina
$48,590
Utah
$47,660
Michigan
$47,610
Minnesota
$47,550
Colorado
$45,030
New Mexico
$44,580
Washington
$42,690
Alaska
$41,790
Arizona
$39,660
Oregon
$39,450
New Jersey
$38,320
Vermont
$35,300
Texas
$32,670
Tennessee
$29,810
Iowa
$27,370
Rhode Island
$24,080
Indiana
$19,210
Mississippi
$18,260



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