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Alternate Job Titles: Artist

What is the average annual salary for Artist?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Artist may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Artist in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Artist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Artist in the United States is $49,469 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Artist in the United Sates are expected to make less than $49,469.

Source: HR Reported data as of November 2014

Median $49,469
  • 10%$34,923
  • 25%$41,855
  • 75%$57,502
  • 90%$64,816

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Job Description for Artist

Develops, sketches, and/or prints creative ideas for a variety of mediums. Provides support for company advertising and/or promotional efforts. No formal training required, although may require 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A great deal of creativity and latitude is expected. View Artist job description

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Categories:  Arts and Entertainment, Advertising, Media -- Print, Printing and Publishing, Retail/Wholesale

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

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