Calligrapher earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Calligrapher salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Virginia $94,580
District of Columbia $90,410
Georgia $81,620
South Carolina $77,480
Massachusetts $76,240
Minnesota $75,940
Illinois $75,930
New York $73,260
West Virginia $73,260
Pennsylvania $70,260
California $70,240
Alabama $68,960
Ohio $67,350
Kentucky $66,790
Wisconsin $63,530
North Dakota $62,050
Connecticut $61,580
Missouri $60,720
Vermont $59,560
Louisiana $59,380
New Jersey $56,630
Nevada $56,200
Hawaii $54,240
Washington $51,810
Iowa $51,650
Arizona $49,320
Colorado $49,200
North Carolina $48,500
Florida $47,270
Arkansas $45,530
New Mexico $44,580
Alaska $42,290
Oregon $41,910
Texas $41,500
Indiana $39,550
Michigan $38,130
Utah $37,980
Idaho $36,640
Oklahoma $28,000
Tennessee $18,760
Maryland $107,140

How do calligrapher salaries compare to similar careers?

Calligraphers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than fashion designers but more than model makers.

Career Median Salary
Fashion designer salary $77K
Urban planner salary $78K
Industrial designer salary $77K
Film and video editor salary $63K
Illustrator salary $61K
Calligrapher salary $62K
Exhibit designer salary $55K
Interior designer salary $60K
Camera operator salary $49K
Model maker salary $61K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)