Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Illustrators with Illustration skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $40K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $41K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $50K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $62K on average.