Technical Illustrator Salary

A Technical Illustrator earns an average salary of $56,305 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$41,738 - $87,443
$42K
$56K
$87K
MEDIAN: $56,305
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50%
90%

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$14.77 - $31.79
$15
$21
$32
MEDIAN: $20.87
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,738 - $87,443  
   
Bonus
$350.00 - $9,580  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$38,859 - $79,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.77 - $31.79  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$350.00 - $9,580  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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).
)
$38,859 - $79,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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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
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Technical Illustrator Salaries

▲23%

▲5%

National Average
$52,000

▼6%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Technical Illustrator Salaries

autodesk autocad
▲5%

National Average
$52,000




Illustration
▼13%

SolidWorks
▼15%

AutoCAD
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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