Illustrator with Illustration Skills Salary

Pay for Illustrators with Illustration skills sits in the ballpark of $20.00 per hour. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While slightly more than half report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and slightly less than a third have dental, as well. There are more female Illustrators with Illustration skills who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 62 percent. Work is enjoyable for Illustrators with Illustration skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$21,580 - $64,783
$22K
$42K
$65K
MEDIAN: $42,400
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$10.03 - $52.41
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$52
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$0$100K
Salary $21,580 - $64,783
Bonus $1,965
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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$21,319 - $100,097
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 75
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $10.03 - $52.41
Hourly Tips $0.42
Overtime $5.07 - $47.68
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $1,965
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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$21,319 - $100,097
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 114

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Pay by Experience Level for Illustrator

Pay by Experience for an Illustrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Illustrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 133 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Illustrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Illustrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 30 salaries. An Illustrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,812

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Illustrators with Illustration skills, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 79 percent above the national average. Illustrators with Illustration skills will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+58 percent), Boston (+10 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), and New York (+4 percent). The lowest-paying market is Atlanta, which sits 5 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Illustrator

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Illustrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

Experienced
▲42%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$42,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 55%
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