Craft artist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Craft artist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Maryland $59,430
California $55,190
Hawaii $50,420
Illinois $48,440
New York $46,500
Oregon $45,950
Georgia $44,970
Indiana $44,690
New Jersey $43,720
North Dakota $41,360
Tennessee $38,530
Pennsylvania $38,310
Minnesota $38,270
Washington $37,930
Maine $37,920
Idaho $37,870
Ohio $37,870
Colorado $37,840
New Hampshire $37,840
Massachusetts $37,240
Virginia $36,360
Oklahoma $36,050
Vermont $34,340
Texas $32,150
Kansas $31,420
Iowa $31,190
Alabama $30,760
Louisiana $30,350
Michigan $30,350
Wisconsin $29,900
Wyoming $29,660
Utah $29,550
New Mexico $29,450
North Carolina $29,440
Arizona $29,390
Missouri $29,340
Kentucky $28,610
Mississippi $25,790
Nebraska $25,500
Florida $24,270
Nevada $23,620
South Carolina $19,570

How do craft artist salaries compare to similar careers?

Craft artists earn 6% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than museum conservators but more than engravers.

Career Median Salary
Museum conservator salary $48K
Photographer salary $39K
Jeweler salary $47K
Gem worker salary $47K
Precious metal worker salary $47K
Craft artist salary $36K
Potter salary $38K
Glass blower salary $38K
Painting, coating & decorating worker salary $37K
Engraver salary $37K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)