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The average artist salary in District of Columbia, United States is $54,086 or an hourly rate of $26. This is 14% higher (+$6,640) than the average artist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,450.
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Entry Level Salary


Senior Level Salary
An entry level artist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $38,026. On the other end, a senior level artist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $66,544.
Job Description
Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.

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