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Fine Artists in Missouri

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-2% Jobs Projection
$36,130 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

While jobs for Fine Artists in Missouri are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Fine Artists in Missouri is expected to decrease.

  • Fine Artists in Missouri earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Fine Artists Work in Missouri?

In 2018, there were 110 Fine Artists working in the state.

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

That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Fine Artists in MO Employment Trend

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

Fine Artists in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Fine Artists in this state are declining at a rate of 2.3% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.8%.

Job Projections for Fine Artists: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 420 total jobs in 2026 for Fine Artists in this state.

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

What do Fine Artists Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Fine Artists ranged from $17,700 to $68,920 with $36,130 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.51 to $33.13. The median hourly rate was $17.37.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $15.23 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.14.

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

Fine Artists Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri 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
Kansas City, MO-KS 40 $51,730

Top States for Fine Artists Employment

View the list below to see 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 MO Employment Total
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