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Craft Artists in Wisconsin

Want to work in Wisconsin as a Craft Artist? Read this first!

3.2% Jobs Projection
$37,620 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Craft Artists in Wisconsin is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Craft Artists Work in Wisconsin?

In Wisconsin, there were 60 people working as Craft Artists in the year 2018.

There were 80 Craft Artists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Craft Artists in WI Employment Trend

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

Craft Artists in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Craft Artists in this state are growing at a rate of 3.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.8%.

Job Projections for Craft Artists: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 320 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Craft Artists ranged from $25,150 to $58,930 with $37,620 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.09 to $28.33. The median hourly rate was $18.09.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $15.31 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.78.

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

Craft Artists Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 50 $42,130
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 30 $36,370

Top States for Craft Artists Employment

View the list below to see 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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation WI Employment Total
Art Directors 560
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 210
Multimedia Artists and Animators 200

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