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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$57,375 USD

£45,346 GBP
New York City

$55,757 USD

$42,000 USD

£33,195 GBP
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Average Salary / Arts, Culture, Performance / United States

Average salary for Arts, Culture, Performance / United States is $57,375 USD per year. The most typical earning is $42,000 USD. All data are based on 141 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $66,300 USD. Women receive a salary of $50,600 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of $109,000 USD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of $74,200 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 12-16 Years of experience receive salary of $103,000 USD. Employees with 20+ Years of experience receive $77,700 USD.

Levels / Arts, Culture, Performance / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
4 100%
2.84%
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
15 97.16%
10.64%
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
7 86.52%
4.96%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
11 81.56%
7.8%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
11 73.76%
7.8%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
17 65.96%
12.06%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
7 53.9%
4.96%
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
13 48.94%
9.22%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
9 39.72%
6.38%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
10 33.33%
7.09%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
4 26.24%
2.84%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
4 23.4%
2.84%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
2 20.57%
1.42%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
3 19.15%
2.13%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
3 17.02%
2.13%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
2 14.89%
1.42%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
0 n/a
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
5 13.48%
3.55%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
1 9.93%
0.71%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
1 9.22%
0.71%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
0 n/a
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
2 8.51%
1.42%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
2 7.09%
1.42%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
0 n/a
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
1 5.67%
0.71%
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
1 4.96%
0.71%
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
0 n/a
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
3 4.26%
2.13%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
0 n/a
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
0 n/a
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
0 n/a
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
1 2.13%
0.71%
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
0 n/a
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
1 1.42%
0.71%
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
0 n/a
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
1 0.71%
0.71%

Gender / Arts, Culture, Performance / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 58 $66,300 USD
2 Women 60 $50,600 USD

Education / Arts, Culture, Performance / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 8 $109,000 USD
2 Masters Degree 24 $74,200 USD
3 Bachelors Degree 46 $58,700 USD
4 Some College 32 $45,000 USD
5 Bellow H. School 6 $44,200 USD
6 High School 25 $41,300 USD

Experience / Arts, Culture, Performance / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 12-16 Years 5 $103,000 USD
2 20+ Years 30 $77,700 USD
3 4-8 Years 20 $67,500 USD
4 2-4 Years 17 $57,100 USD
5 16-20 Years 10 $52,500 USD
6 8-12 Years 15 $43,300 USD
7 0-1 Year 32 $40,100 USD
8 1-2 Years 12 $39,000 USD

Age / Arts, Culture, Performance / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 76-99 1 $125,000 USD
2 46-50 8 $96,300 USD
3 51-55 6 $80,300 USD
4 56-60 6 $75,300 USD
5 41-45 14 $64,800 USD
6 31-35 14 $59,700 USD
7 36-40 9 $54,700 USD
8 21-25 27 $53,100 USD
9 n/a 24 $51,100 USD
10 26-30 10 $48,100 USD
11 14-20 18 $40,900 USD
12 61-65 4 $36,900 USD

Work Type / Arts, Culture, Performance / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Permanent 52 $59,800 USD
2 Contract 24 $58,700 USD
3 Self Employed 46 $57,700 USD
4 Part Time 19 $48,100 USD

States / Arts, Culture, Performance / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Nevada 1 $138,000 USD
2 Alaska 1 $120,000 USD
3 Tennessee 3 $116,200 USD
4 Arkansas 1 $100,000 USD
5 Washington State 2 $88,500 USD
6 Utah 3 $80,000 USD
7 North Dakota 2 $75,000 USD
8 California 23 $68,600 USD
9 District Of Columbia (DC) 3 $66,000 USD
10 Texas 10 $60,400 USD
11 New York State 23 $57,700 USD
12 Georgia 6 $57,000 USD
13 Pennsylvania 4 $56,100 USD
14 Wisconsin 1 $56,000 USD
15 Michigan 3 $55,700 USD
16 Maryland 4 $55,100 USD
17 North Carolina 1 $55,000 USD
18 Colorado 2 $50,000 USD
19 Kentucky 1 $50,000 USD
20 New Mexico 2 $48,800 USD
21 Missouri 3 $47,400 USD
22 Oklahoma 3 $45,800 USD
23 Florida 4 $45,000 USD
24 Ohio 3 $45,000 USD
25 Mississippi 2 $45,000 USD
26 Oregon 1 $45,000 USD
27 Massachusetts 5 $43,000 USD
28 Connecticut 1 $40,000 USD
29 Illinois 8 $39,100 USD
30 Minnesota 3 $36,000 USD
31 Wyoming 1 $35,000 USD
32 New Jersey 1 $30,000 USD
33 Nebraska 1 $29,100 USD
34 Arizona 3 $25,800 USD
35 Delaware 1 $25,000 USD

Cities / Arts, Culture, Performance / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Seattle 1 $150,000 USD
2 Las Vegas 1 $138,000 USD
3 Pittsburgh 1 $125,000 USD
4 Anchorage 1 $120,000 USD
5 Nashville 3 $116,200 USD
6 Dallas 2 $107,500 USD
7 San Jose 1 $100,000 USD
8 Little Rock 1 $100,000 USD
9 Buffalo, United States 1 $100,000 USD
10 Bismarck, North Dakota 1 $90,000 USD
11 San Francisco 4 $83,700 USD
12 Salt Lake City 3 $80,000 USD
13 Grand Rapids 1 $77,000 USD
14 Los Angeles 14 $73,800 USD
15 Kansas City 1 $67,200 USD
16 Washington DC 3 $66,000 USD
17 Oklahoma City 1 $62,400 USD
18 Miami 1 $60,000 USD
19 Fort Lauderdale 1 $60,000 USD
20 Fargo, North Dakota 1 $60,000 USD
21 Atlanta 6 $57,000 USD
22 Rochester 1 $56,000 USD
23 Madison 1 $56,000 USD
24 New York City 21 $55,800 USD
25 Baltimore 4 $55,100 USD
26 Charlotte 1 $55,000 USD
27 Houston 5 $52,800 USD
28 Denver 2 $50,000 USD
29 Irving 1 $50,000 USD
30 Lexington 1 $50,000 USD
31 Albuquerque 2 $48,800 USD
32 Columbus 2 $47,500 USD
33 Detroit 2 $45,000 USD
34 Jackson 2 $45,000 USD
35 Portland, Oregon 1 $45,000 USD
36 Boston 5 $43,000 USD
37 Cincinnati 1 $40,000 USD
38 Hartford 1 $40,000 USD
39 Sacramento 1 $40,000 USD
40 San Antonio 1 $40,000 USD
41 Orlando 1 $40,000 USD
42 Chicago 8 $39,100 USD
43 --Other-- 5 $39,000 USD
44 Tulsa 2 $37,500 USD
45 St. Louis 2 $37,500 USD
46 Minneapolis 3 $36,000 USD
47 Austin 1 $35,000 USD
48 Cheyenne, Wyoming 1 $35,000 USD
49 Philadelphia 3 $33,200 USD
50 Oakland 1 $30,000 USD
51 Newark 1 $30,000 USD
52 Spokane 1 $27,000 USD
53 Phoenix 2 $26,700 USD
54 Wilmington, Delaware 1 $25,000 USD
55 Gilbert 1 $24,000 USD
56 Oxnard 1 $24,000 USD
57 Tampa 1 $20,000 USD
58 Fresno 1 $16,500 USD

Careers / Arts, Culture, Performance / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Ballet Dancer 2 $90,000 USD
2 Performer 6 $66,000 USD
3 Other Arts Career 29 $65,300 USD
4 Writer 6 $63,900 USD
5 Music Instrument Player 11 $62,600 USD
6 Stage Manager 2 $62,500 USD
7 Arts Photographer 4 $61,400 USD
8 Music Manager 3 $60,700 USD
9 Principal Dancer 1 $60,000 USD
10 Professional Dancer 3 $58,300 USD
11 Producer 9 $56,100 USD
12 Artist 32 $55,100 USD
13 Music Instrument Teacher 9 $50,700 USD
14 Singer 3 $49,700 USD
15 Theater Actor or Actress 2 $47,500 USD
16 Painter 6 $47,400 USD
17 Dancer 5 $43,100 USD
18 Actor or Actress 4 $39,600 USD
19 Dance Teacher 4 $33,800 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

24/24  Artist (Man)
Posted 08 May 2024
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nashville Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced $255,500 USD

23/24  Technical Director (Man)
Posted 13 September 2022

What I do?

"Technical skills relating to audio visual production for in person theatrical arts as well as livestream/video production arts."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Some College 2-4 Years Advanced $50,000 USD

22/24  Animator (Man)
Posted 18 March 2022

What I do?

"Animation using 3D software. Compositing, rendering, lighting, editing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $47,500 USD

21/24  Director Of Education (Woman)
Posted 06 March 2022

What I do?

"Create curriculum, website design and maintenance, online studio management, communications, social media."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years Expert $40,000 USD

20/24  Artist (Woman)
Posted 15 February 2022

What I do?

"Art critic."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Some College 1-2 Years Advanced $48,000 USD

19/24  Jeweler (Man)
Posted 09 January 2022

What I do?

"Jewlery design and manufacture."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Spokane High School 0-1 Year Intermediate $27,000 USD

18/24  Self (Man)
Posted 27 September 2021

What I do?

"Perform."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Austin Bellow H. School 0-1 Year Basic $35,000 USD

17/24  Cosmetologist (Woman)
Posted 21 August 2021

What I do?

"Hairdressing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Philadelphia High School 2-4 Years Intermediate $25,000 USD

16/24  Violinist (Woman)
Posted 28 September 2019

What I do?

"Violin teacher and freelancer of 30+ years. Very strong sight-reading skills. Prefer quartets, small ensemble gigs but also."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Gilbert Some College 20+ Years n/a $24,000 USD

15/24  Drum Teacher (Man)
Posted 25 September 2019

What I do?

"Teach people how to play the drums."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Salt Lake City Some College 8-12 Years n/a $30,000 USD

14/24  Multimedia And Performance Artist (Woman)
Posted 20 August 2019

What I do?

"Creative powerhouse; generating art of virtually any medium, including watercolor, oil, pencil, ink, wood, digital, pyrography, fiber/textile, as well as creating stories, singing, performing in film and on stage. Whatever creative work needs to be done, I can do it; whatever the vision, I will bring it into focus."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cincinnati Some College 8-12 Years n/a $40,000 USD

13/24  Television Writer (Woman)
Posted 02 April 2019

What I do?

"Write for series television."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Masters Degree 20+ Years n/a $120,000 USD

12/24  Artist (Woman)
Posted 25 March 2019

What I do?

"I am a multimedia freelance artist, working in 2D and 3D."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Oakland Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $30,000 USD

11/24  Specialty Artists (Man)
Posted 07 March 2019

What I do?

"Book myself and other performers, perform combination of circus arts and theatrical acting productions."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Some College 20+ Years n/a $35,000 USD

10/24  Painter (Woman)
Posted 13 December 2018

What I do?

"Paint walls and trim."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Some College 4-8 Years n/a $40,000 USD

9/24  Actress (Woman)
Posted 24 October 2018

What I do?

"Film on camera for movies and shows for entertainment."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year n/a $19,000 USD

8/24  Animator (Man)
Posted 19 October 2018

What I do?

"Character animation."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Jose Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $100,000 USD

7/24  Photographer (Woman)
Posted 09 October 2017

What I do?

"Photography of people such as Wedding and family."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $50,000 USD

6/24  Artist (Man)
Posted 05 October 2017

What I do?

"Commercial designer for graphic art studio."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a $140,000 USD

5/24  Production Stage Manager (Man)
Posted 25 September 2017

What I do?

"Guide all technical aspects of live performance."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City High School 20+ Years n/a $85,000 USD

4/24  Painter (Woman)
Posted 14 September 2017

What I do?

"I paint picturesf for the people."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jackson Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years n/a $45,000 USD

3/24  Artist (Man)
Posted 04 September 2017

What I do?

"Doing lots and lots of art work."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nashville High School 0-1 Year n/a $36,000 USD

2/24  Writer (Woman)
Posted 20 July 2017

What I do?

"Writer of fictional stories, short stories, articles."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Baltimore High School 8-12 Years n/a $43,600 USD

1/24  Actress (Woman)
Posted 08 July 2017

What I do?

"Actress, pretty self explanatory."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Some College 4-8 Years n/a $35,000 USD


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