Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator Salary

The average wage for a Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator is $19.96 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Graphic Design, sculpting, and Illustration.
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$19,708 - $82,658
$20K
$48K
$83K
MEDIAN: $47,987
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$9.95 - $45.96
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MEDIAN: $20.12
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$0$91K
Salary $19,708 - $82,658
Bonus $3,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,231 - $91,552
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 97
Hourly Data $0$92
Hourly Rate $9.95 - $45.96
Hourly Tips $0.50
Overtime $14.45 - $92.74
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $3,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,231 - $91,552
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 118

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Job Description for Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator

Whether in marketing, entertainment, architecture, or design firms, fine artists (including painters, sculptors, and illustrators) have a profound impact on how companies' products and services are perceived by potential consumers. Illustrators and painters work to make packaging, advertisements, websites, and other materials/media eye-catching and effective, while sculptors accomplish the same with three-dimensional works.

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Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator Tasks

  • Design creative visual elements using a variety of mediums in collaboration with the client/customer.
  • Ability to use computer-related equipment and software such as Visio, Illustrator, PhotoShop, CAD/CAM, etc. commonly used in the industry.
  • Work closely with other departments in production.
  • Produce visual elements with a range of creative objectives from creating completely unique concepts to creating close technical copies of existing objects for a variety of projects.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator

Pay by Experience for a Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 71 salaries. A Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,356

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Key Stats for Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator Salaries

Graphic Design
▲88%

sculpting
▲13%

▲9%

▲3%

National Average
$44,000

drawing
▼22%

Adobe Photoshop
▼35%

Painting
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 68%
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