Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an Artist make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$45,511 / yrTotal Pay
$42,515 / yrBase Pay
$2,996 / yrAdditional Pay

$45,511

 / yr
$28K$75K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Artist is $45,511 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $42,515 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $2,996 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Artist

$45,511 /yr
Artist
$63,559 /yr
Senior Artist
$53,261 /yr
Lead Artist
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Top Paying Companies

For an Artist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Artist in United States. Employers include Google, Meta and Microsoft.

1
Google
$169,149/yr
2
Meta
$149,710/yr
10
LAIKA
$73,318/yr

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$54,780

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Top Paying Industries

For an Artist in United States

The top 5 paying industries for an Artist in United States are Media & Communication with a median total pay of $70,476, Information Technology with a median total pay of $69,010, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $62,463, Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $54,780, and Arts, Entertainment & Recreation with a median total pay of $54,627.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$70,476

    16% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$69,010

    14% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$62,463

    5% Higher than other industries

  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$54,780

    8% Lower than other industries

  • Arts, Entertainment & RecreationArts, Entertainment & Recreation$54,627

    8% Lower than other industries

Media & Communication

Top paying companies in Media & Communication for Artist are Riot Games, Blizzard Entertainment, and King Show Games.

Riot GamesRiot Games$96,855/yr
King Show GamesKing Show Games$81,707/yr

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Artist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$13

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Artist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$20,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Full Time Artist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$517

/hr

$17 | $500

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Illustrator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$1,014

/hr

$14 | $1K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Floor Artist/Stage Artist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$5,773

/hr

$13 | $6K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Smoothie Artist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$31,050

/yr

$31K | $50

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Artist pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Artist is $42,515 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Artist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2903 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Artist employees.

The highest salary for an Artist in United States is $69,510 per year.

The lowest salary for an Artist in United States is $26,004 per year.

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