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Craft Artists in Arizona

Is Arizona a good place for you to work as a Craft Artist?

8.0% Jobs Projection
$38,380 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Craft Artists in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Craft Artists in Arizona is growing faster than average.

  • Craft Artists in Arizona earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Craft Artists Work in Arizona?

There were approximately 100 workers employed as Craft Artists in this state in 2018.

There were 160 Craft Artists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Craft Artists in AZ Employment Trend

The typical state has 80 Craft Artists working in it, which means Arizona has more Craft Artists than average.

Craft Artists in AZ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Arizona

Jobs for Craft Artists in this state are growing at a rate of 8.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.8%.

Job Projections for Craft Artists: Nation vs. AZ

Arizona Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 270 total jobs in 2026 for Craft Artists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,100 annual jobs and 13,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Craft Artists Make in Arizona?

In 2018 wages for Craft Artists ranged from $26,800 to $63,780 with $38,380 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.89 to $30.66. The median hourly rate was $18.45.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $13.15 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $5.30.

The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Craft Artists Earnings: AZ vs. National Average

Top Arizona Metros for Craft Artists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Craft Artists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 80 $38,960

Top States for Craft Artists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Craft Artists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 470 $34,740
California 340 $41,900
New York 170 $49,310
Colorado 140 $27,980
Georgia 140 $52,080
Kentucky 130 $27,950
Ohio 130 $29,340
Utah 120 $29,510
Alabama 100 $34,360
Arizona 100 $38,380
Michigan 100 $37,350
Virginia 90 $0
Maryland 80 $59,430
North Carolina 80 $39,130
New Jersey 70 $43,720
Minnesota 70 $39,970
Wisconsin 60 $37,620
Nebraska 50 $41,810
Vermont 50 $34,340
New Hampshire 50 $31,230

Below are the states where Craft Artists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Maryland $59,430
Georgia $52,080
New York $49,310
Illinois $47,170
Oregon $45,950
New Jersey $43,720
California $41,900
Nebraska $41,810
North Dakota $41,360
Minnesota $39,970

Discover similar careers:

Occupation AZ Employment Total
Art Directors 550
Multimedia Artists and Animators 230
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 200


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