ARTIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$61,000
$33,000
Min 10%
$61,000
Median 50%
$114,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Mountain View, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does an artist make?
Artists in the US make on average $61,900 annually or $29.76 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $114,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $33,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Artists are Retail companies and Hospitality companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Artist salaries are Alaska, North Dakota, Hawaii, Minnesota, and Maine. The typical employment in the position spans 2.6 years.
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Average Artist Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Artist makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Artists are in Retail companies and Hospitality companies. Artists at Microsoft and Facebook report the highest salaries. Also, companies like ZeniMax Media and Nike pay their Artists very well.

Average Artist Salary By Location

Artists in the US makes an average salary of $61,900 per year or $29.76 per hour. Working in Mountain View, CA as an Artist will pay you the highest wages at around $79,292 per year. Even an entry-level Artist makes $45,000 per year in Mountain View, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Artist salaries are Alaska, North Dakota, Hawaii, Minnesota, and Maine. The lowest earning states are Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Wyoming.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Mountain View, CA
$79,292
2
Menomonee Falls, WI
$70,049
3
Kirkland, WA
$69,828
4
Albany, NY
$69,552
5
Reno, NV
$67,423

Average Artist Salary By Industry

The type of industry that an Artist works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Manufacturing companies, Professional companies, and Media companies tend to have the highest salaries for Artists. Manufacturing companies pay Artists an average salary of $73,421, Professional companies pay $62,643, and Media companys come in at $62,154. The types of companies that pay Artists the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $57,161.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$73,421
2
Professional
$62,643
3
Media
$62,154
4
Retail
$61,579
5
Hospitality
$57,161

RECENTLY ADDED Artist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Brow Art 23
Artist
10/21/2019
$35,000
Amazing Lash Studio 0127-Wayne
Artist
09/19/2019
$40,000
Randstad
Artist
09/19/2019
$62,610
Oxnard, CA
09/13/2019
$33,392
08/12/2019
$27,131
Regiscorp
Artist
08/04/2019
$35,479
Regiscorp
Artist
Indianapolis, IN
08/04/2019
$35,479
Regiscorp
Artist
08/04/2019
$35,479
Regiscorp
Artist
08/04/2019
$35,479
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