Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Illustrators with Illustration skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $41K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $48K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Illustrators with Illustration skills make a median salary of $52K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $68K on average.