Technical Illustrator Salary (United States)

A Technical Illustrator earns an average wage of $21.84 per hour.
Technical Illustrator Total Pay (?
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$33,758 - $63,938
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $47,805
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Technical Illustrator Total Pay (?
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$13.31 - $29.21
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,758 - $63,938  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,557  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $9,933  
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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$30,590 - $71,751  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.31 - $29.21  
   
Overtime
$21.30 - $42.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,557  
   
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $9,933  
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).
)
$30,590 - $71,751  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 163
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Job Description for Technical Illustrator
  • 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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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 10%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$49,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Technical Illustrator Salaries

Graphic Design
up arrow 5%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%
National Average
$49,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 15%
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