From dancers to photographers and painters, here's how much 28 jobs in the art world really pay
- The Bureau of Labor Statistics offers information about pay across different industries.
- Creative jobs - like artists, musicians, and dancers - can bring in surprisingly high salaries.
- From florists to architects, here's what 28 creative jobs earn on average.
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Being creative can pay off.
From musicians to artists, people making a career off their creative talents can rake in good salaries each year.Business Insider analyzed average annual salaries for 28 creative jobs using the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Employment Statistics program, which offers data on employment and wages across different occupations and industries. Three top creative jobs - actors, musicians, and dancers - did not have annual salaries published by the BLS, and so we estimated annual earnings using average hourly wages.
While some roles, like floral designers, earn under $30,000 a year, art directors, architects, and video editors earn near $100,000.
Here's what 28 creative-type jobs pay.