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Craft Artists in California

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$41,900 Median Salary
  • Craft Artists in California earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Craft Artists Work in California?

In California, there were 340 people working as Craft Artists in the year 2018.

There were 440 Craft Artists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Craft Artists in CA Employment Trend

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

Craft Artists in CA vs. the Average State

What do Craft Artists Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Craft Artists ranged from $22,020 to $77,950 with $41,900 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.59 to $37.48. The median hourly rate was $20.15.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $22.53 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $2.38.

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

Craft Artists Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California 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
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 250 n/a

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

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Occupation CA Employment Total
Multimedia Artists and Animators 10,760
Art Directors 7,620
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 2,070


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