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Fine Artists in Connecticut

Is Connecticut a good place for you to work as a Fine Artist?

3.6% Jobs Projection
$64,070 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Fine Artists in Connecticut is growing slower than average.

  • Fine Artists in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Fine Artists Work in Connecticut?

There were approximately 260 workers employed as Fine Artists in this state in 2018.

There were 200 Fine Artists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Fine Artists in CT Employment Trend

The typical state has 150 Fine Artists working in it, which means Connecticut has more Fine Artists than average.

Fine Artists in CT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Fine Artists in this state are growing at a rate of 3.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.8%.

Job Projections for Fine Artists: Nation vs. CT

Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Fine Artists job openings in Connecticut, and 290 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,400 annual jobs and 29,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Fine Artists Make in Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Fine Artists ranged from $29,200 to $153,560 with $64,070 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.04 to $73.83. The median hourly rate was $30.8.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $30.35 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.45.

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

Fine Artists Earnings: CT vs. National Average

Top Connecticut Metros for Fine Artists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 190 $59,360

Top States for Fine Artists Employment

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

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 2,070 $65,190
New York 1,410 $0
Florida 900 $38,940
Ohio 650 $37,360
Texas 560 $55,830
Michigan 520 $42,090
Georgia 320 $48,460
Washington 320 $35,360
Massachusetts 270 $47,120
Connecticut 260 $64,070
Illinois 260 $44,160
Maryland 240 $52,330
Oregon 240 $51,020
Utah 230 $43,140
Wisconsin 210 $0
Virginia 210 $59,130
Arizona 200 $49,170
Minnesota 190 $56,490
North Carolina 160 $43,420
New Jersey 140 $62,170

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

State Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma $67,440
California $65,190
Connecticut $64,070
New Jersey $62,170
Virginia $59,130
Minnesota $56,490
Texas $55,830
Kansas $53,500
Maryland $52,330
Oregon $51,020

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Occupation CT Employment Total
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Craft Artists 30

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