ARTS, CULTURE, PERFORMANCE SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Arts, Culture, Performance GROSS SALARY
US$ 56,816
Average net salary for Arts, Culture, Performance NET SALARY
US$ 43,072
The most typical salary for Arts, Culture, Performance MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 52,527
  Updated: 28 Sep 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 24%
  Salary entries: 131

Arts, Culture, Performance Earnings in United States

Average salary for Arts, Culture, Performance in United States is US$ 56,816.

Average take home earning is US$ 43,072 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 52,527 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
5 % US$ 138,000
13 % US$ 101,000
24 % US$ 72,000
51 % US$ 52,527
82 % US$ 33,314
98 % US$ 22,901
100 % US$ 17,800
Career Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Artist US$ 47,568 29
Music Instrument Player US$ 62,590 11
Producer US$ 56,124 09
Music Instrument Teacher US$ 50,722 09
Performer US$ 66,000 06
Writer US$ 63,875 06
Painter US$ 47,400 06
Dancer US$ 43,100 05
Arts Photographer US$ 61,375 04
Dance Teacher US$ 33,750 04
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
New York City US$ 55,757 21
Los Angeles US$ 75,584 13
Chicago US$ 41,083 06
Atlanta US$ 58,800 05
Houston US$ 52,800 05
Boston US$ 43,020 05
San Francisco US$ 83,675 04
Baltimore US$ 55,138 04
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ARTS, CULTURE, PERFORMANCE   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 225,000
01
205K US$ 200,000
01
155K US$ 152,000
03
145K US$ 140,000
01
135K US$ 138,000
01
125K US$ 122,500
04
115K US$ 110,000
01
105K US$ 101,000
05
95K US$ 91,000
02
85K US$ 83,283
06
75K US$ 72,000
06
65K US$ 62,184
14
55K US$ 52,527
22
45K US$ 41,406
20
35K US$ 33,314
21
25K US$ 22,901
20
15K US$ 17,800
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  SALARY BY GENDER   ARTS, CULTURE, PERFORMANCE   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 64,057 52
Women US$ 51,883 56
N/A US$ 52,457 23

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ARTS, CULTURE, PERFORMANCE   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 118,857 07
Masters Degree US$ 66,291 23
Bachelors Degree US$ 58,925 43
Some College US$ 44,750 30
High School US$ 42,614 23
Bellow H. School US$ 45,980 05

Arts, Culture, Performance workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses US$ 118,857. While Arts, Culture, Performance workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 42,614. This is 178.92% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ARTS, CULTURE, PERFORMANCE   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 77,703 30
16-20 Years US$ 53,833 09
12-16 Years US$ 103,000 05
8-12 Years US$ 43,250 15
4-8 Years US$ 66,761 18
2-4 Years US$ 45,750 14
1-2 Years US$ 38,181 11
0-1 Year US$ 41,429 29

Arts, Culture, Performance workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 103,000 compared to US$ 38,181 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 169.77%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ARTS, CULTURE, PERFORMANCE   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 125,000 01
63-68 US$ 45,000 01
57-62 US$ 61,611 09
51-56 US$ 80,333 06
45-50 US$ 94,738 13
39-44 US$ 58,042 13
33-38 US$ 51,244 09
27-32 US$ 45,584 13
22-26 US$ 48,977 19
16-21 US$ 45,434 22
Less US$ 29,950 02
N/A US$ 52,457 23
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  SALARY BY CAREER   ARTS, CULTURE, PERFORMANCE   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Ballet Dancer US$ 90,000 02
2. Other Arts Career US$ 70,133 24
3. Performer US$ 66,000 06
4. Writer US$ 63,875 06
5. Music Instrument Player US$ 62,590 11
6. Stage Manager US$ 62,500 02
7. Arts Photographer US$ 61,375 04
8. Music Manager US$ 60,666 03
9. Principal Dancer US$ 60,000 01
10. Theater Actor or Actress US$ 60,000 01
11. Professional Dancer US$ 58,333 03
12. Producer US$ 56,124 09
13. Music Instrument Teacher US$ 50,722 09
14. Singer US$ 49,666 03
15. Artist US$ 47,568 29
16. Painter US$ 47,400 06
17. Actor or Actress US$ 46,522 03
18. Dancer US$ 43,100 05
19. Dance Teacher US$ 33,750 04

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In United States economy, Ballet Dancer is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of US$ 90,000. Other Arts Career and Performer follow, earning US$ 70,133 and US$ 66,000, respectively. Dance Teacher earn a gross annual average of US$ 33,750, while Dancer earn US$ 43,100. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 166.67%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ARTS, CULTURE, PERFORMANCE   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 60,306 48
Contract US$ 59,560 23
Self Employed US$ 55,242 41
Part Time US$ 48,078 19
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  SALARY BY CITY   ARTS, CULTURE, PERFORMANCE   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Dallas Arts, Culture, Performance in Dallas US$ 107,500 02
2. San Francisco Arts, Culture, Performance in San Francisco US$ 83,675 04
3. Salt Lake City Arts, Culture, Performance in Salt Lake City US$ 80,000 03
4. Los Angeles Arts, Culture, Performance in Los Angeles US$ 75,584 13
5. Washington DC Arts, Culture, Performance in Washington DC US$ 66,000 03
6. Atlanta Arts, Culture, Performance in Atlanta US$ 58,800 05
7. New York City Arts, Culture, Performance in New York City US$ 55,757 21
8. Baltimore Arts, Culture, Performance in Baltimore US$ 55,138 04
9. Houston Arts, Culture, Performance in Houston US$ 52,800 05
10. Denver Arts, Culture, Performance in Denver US$ 50,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ARTS, CULTURE, PERFORMANCE

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Arts, Culture, Performance in Australia US$ 66,532 AU$ 78,769 13
2. United Kingdom United Kingdom Arts, Culture, Performance in United Kingdom US$ 57,075 GBP 38,821 25
3. United States United States US$ 56,816 US$ 56,816 131
4. Canada Canada Arts, Culture, Performance in Canada US$ 45,882 CA$ 51,573 30
5. China China Arts, Culture, Performance in China US$ 15,823 CNY 103,500 15
6. India India Arts, Culture, Performance in India US$ 9,855 INR 619,375 24

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(14/14)  VIOLINIST


 Posted: 28 Sep 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Violin teacher and freelancer of 30+ years. Very strong sight-reading skills. Prefer quartets, small ensemble gigs but also."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 24,000


(13/14)  DRUM TEACHER


 Posted: 26 Sep 2019

Some College, 8-12 years: "Teach people how to play the drums."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000


(12/14)  MULTIMEDIA AND PERFORMANCE ARTIST


 Posted: 20 Aug 2019

Some College, 8-12 years: "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."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000


(11/14)  TELEVISION WRITER


 Posted: 02 Apr 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Write for series television."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000


(10/14)  ARTIST


 Posted: 26 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "I am a multimedia freelance artist, working in 2D and 3D."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000


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(9/14)  SPECIALTY ARTISTS


 Posted: 08 Mar 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Book myself and other performers, perform combination of circus arts and theatrical acting productions."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 35,000


(8/14)  PAINTER


 Posted: 13 Dec 2018

Some College, 4-8 years: "Paint walls and trim."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000


(7/14)  PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 10 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Photography of people such as Wedding and family."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000


(6/14)  ARTIST


 Posted: 05 Oct 2017

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Commercial designer for graphic art studio."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 140,000


(5/14)  PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2017

High School, 20+ years: "Guide all technical aspects of live performance."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000


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(4/14)  PAINTER


 Posted: 14 Sep 2017

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "I paint picturesf for the people."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000


(3/14)  ARTIST


 Posted: 04 Sep 2017

High School, 0-1 year: "Doing lots and lots of art work."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 36,000


(2/14)  WRITER


 Posted: 20 Jul 2017

High School, 8-12 years: "Writer of fictional stories, short stories, articles."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 43,555


(1/14)  ACTRESS


 Posted: 09 Jul 2017

Some College, 4-8 years: "Actress, pretty self explanatory."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 35,000


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