Google Trend graph of a Cartoonist shows a massive decline in interest that started in May 2004. In 2008 it seems the interest for Cartoonist have started to stabilize and will stay that way for 2013. According to BLS, growth will be slow as companies are hiring Cartoonists who are overseas. In addition, competition for Cartoonist jobs will be tough because there are so many people interested in entering the job market.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information states that Cartoonist Salaries are at a median pay range of $58,510 per year in 2010. Cartoonists can also earn up to about $28.13 an hour on a job. You typically need a Bachelor’s degree in computer graphics, art, or a related field to develop a good portfolio of work and learn the strong technical skills that many employers prefer in hiring a Cartoonist. The total number of jobs available to Cartoonist in 2010 were 66,500 and were expected to grow by 8% from 2010 to 2020. The growth rate is slower than other careers. The job outlook for Cartoonists shows that about 5,500 jobs will be added to the total amount of Cartoonist jobs on the market. Our detailed salaries for Cartoonist by state listed below will let you know what you can expect to make in a state as an entry level Cartoonist and which are the highest paying states.
It’s important to take a look at where you’ll be working as a Cartoonist because it can dramatically effect the amount you’re paid. Our state by state Cartoonist salary data below shows you how much you’ll make in each state in the United States.
Listed below is information that is specific to a Cartoonist job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as a Cartoonist. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for Cartoonists and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”