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Illustrator Salary with Adobe Photoshop skills

An average Illustrator with Adobe Photoshop skills can expect to take home roughly $20.00 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women Illustrators with Adobe Photoshop skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The majority of Illustrators with Adobe Photoshop skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. While a majority report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and one in four have dental, as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,482 - $83,745
(Median)
$30K
$48K
$84K
MEDIAN: $48,409
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90%

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$9.95 - $40.64
(Median)
$9
$20
$41
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$30,482 - $83,745  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,939  
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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$22,259 - $85,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $40.64  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $148.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,939  
   
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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$22,259 - $85,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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Pay by Experience Level for Illustrator with Adobe Photoshop skills

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


For many Illustrators with Adobe Photoshop skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $40K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $50K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $54K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $64K on average.

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Experience Affects Illustrator with Adobe Photoshop skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 63%
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