Illustrator Salary with Illustration skills

The average Illustrator with Illustration skills can expect to rake in roughly $20.55 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is enjoyable for Illustrators with Illustration skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Illustrators with Illustration skills (53 percent) survey respondents. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and the greater part lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by nearly two in five and dental coverage is claimed by just under one in three. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,738 - $80,879
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$30K
$48K
$81K
MEDIAN: $47,533
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$10.12 - $50.68
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$51
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$29,738 - $80,879  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
Total Pay (?
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$23,783 - $103,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $50.68  
   
Overtime
$0.06 - $148.99  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
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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$23,783 - $103,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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Pay by Experience Level for Illustrator with Illustration skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $42K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $50K. Illustrators with Illustration skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $52K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $66K.

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Experience Affects Illustrator with Illustration skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 61%
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