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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

27-1012 Craft Artists



Create or reproduce hand-made objects for sale and exhibition using a variety of techniques, such as welding, weaving, pottery, and needlecraft.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 7011$22.82/hr$11.07/hr$11.07/hr$20.09/hr$30.05/hr$42.37/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Manufacturing30$19.62/hr
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services10$47.49/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and Hospitality90$19.25/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Minnesota N/A$20.09/hr6.7%
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA N/A$20.09/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota 10$20.45/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20$18.26/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 20$16.22/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 20$18.26/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 70$20.09/hr7.5%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 110N/A8.0%
Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners 70$18.31/hr-10.3%
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 470$19.14/hrN/A


  • Create functional or decorative objects by hand, using a variety of methods and materials.
  • Apply finishes to objects being crafted.
  • Cut, shape, fit, join, mold, or otherwise process materials, using hand tools, power tools, or machinery.
  • Select materials for use based on strength, color, texture, balance, weight, size, malleability and other characteristics.
  • Confer with customers to assess customer needs or obtain feedback.
  • Create functional or decorative objects by hand, using a variety of methods and materials.
  • Cut, shape, fit, join, mold, or otherwise process materials, using hand tools, power tools, or machinery.
  • Apply finishes to objects being crafted.
  • Set specifications for materials, dimensions, and finishes.
  • Set specifications for materials, dimensions, and finishes.