Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Illustrators with Illustration skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $41K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $49K on average. Illustrators with Illustration skills bring in $52K after working for 10 to 20 years. Illustrators with Illustration skills who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $67K.