Technical Illustrator Salary

A Technical Illustrator earns an average wage of $20.53 per hour.

$32,474 - $65,098
(Median)
$32K
$48K
$65K
MEDIAN: $47,559
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$12.78 - $29.67
(Median)
$13
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,474 - $65,098  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,027  
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $9,696  
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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$29,853 - $66,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.78 - $29.67  
   
Overtime
$14.83 - $42.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $9,696  
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).
)
$29,853 - $66,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Job Description for Technical Illustrator

Technical illustrators create visual diagrams and schematics of technical information. A technical illustrator can create a diagram that shows how a certain machine works in a visual manner. Other uses of technical illustrations include drawings of inventions that are submitted for patents.

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Technical Illustrator Tasks

  • Coordinate with other teams to understand the purpose and needed perspectives for illustrations.
  • Lay out text, instructions, or other information around drawings.
  • Draw schematics or multi-angle views of products or parts, and create detailed design drawings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Illustrator

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

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Experience Affects Technical Illustrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%


National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%


Skills That Affect Technical Illustrator Salaries

Illustration
up arrow 7%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

National Average
$47,000

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 5%

SolidWorks
up arrow 8%

AutoCAD
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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