Medical Illustrator Salary

A Medical Illustrator earns an average salary of $52,422 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$35,750 - $67,249
$36K
$52K
$67K
MEDIAN: $52,088
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$16.19 - $33.75
$17
MEDIAN: $16.80
50%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$80K
Salary $35,750 - $67,249
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).
)
$33,983 - $80,669
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $16.80
Annual Data $0$80K
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).
)
$33,983 - $80,669
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Job Description for Medical Illustrator

Medical illustration is a very large, varying field of work. A medical illustrator can be involved in many different specialties. Photographers and videographers are needed to produce visual records of a patient's medical history, which can be used for education or research. They may be needed to photograph or film patients’ specific ailments, undertake specialized forms of photography like 3D or internal imaging, specialize in bereavement or forensic imaging, or record images for publicity materials. They are also responsible for the editing of these images or films, using computer software. Alternatively, graphic designers and traditional artists create things like posters and pamphlets, visual lecture materials, corporate publications, or websites that can also be used in patient care, education, or medical research. Because of this wide variety of needs, a medical illustrator can find themselves employed at a hospital, a medical school, or a specialty publisher.

Read More...

Medical Illustrator Tasks

  • Photograph, record, illustrate, and process visual records of patients' conditions, surgical procedures, treatments, or anatomy.
  • Obtain consents from patients.
  • May create artwork for posters, publications, lecture materials or websites.
  • May operate 3-D imaging or specialist cameras that function inside the body.

Medical Illustrator Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Illustrator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Related Jobs

Experience Affects Medical Illustrator Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 10%
ADVERTISEMENT