A Technical Illustrator earns an average salary of $54,586 per year.

$39,994 - $77,436
$40K
$55K
$77K
MEDIAN: $54,585
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90%

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$13.91 - $30.00
$14
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$30
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,994 - $77,436  
   
Bonus
$342.55 - $9,712  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$36,376 - $73,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $30.00  
   
Overtime
$23.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$342.55 - $9,712  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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).
)
$36,376 - $73,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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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

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

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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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Key Stats for Technical Illustrator

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Technical Illustrator Salaries



National Average
$51,000



Skills That Affect Technical Illustrator Salaries

autodesk autocad
up arrow 7%

National Average
$51,000




Illustration
up arrow 11%

SolidWorks
up arrow 13%

AutoCAD
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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