Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Arts, Entertainment, Sports, and Media careers are no different.
Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Artist jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Artists.
Although there are abundant Artist jobs in America, a large number of them are in the West.
Maryland is the best state in the country for Artist jobs, and Delaware has the second-highest median salary in the country.
The median salary for Artists in Maryland is $102,418.
Compare that to the median salary in Oklahoma of $33,191, which ranked worst for Artists, and you can see how your location is important for your career.
We found that Maryland is the best state for Artist jobs, whereas Oklahoma is the worst.
In order to help Artists decide where to work, we compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across the metrics mentioned above.
Our data set includes average annual wages, entry and senior wages, and the number of available jobs per capita.
Check out the list of best states for Artists below.
If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:
3. District of Columbia
6. West Virginia