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.

$41,479 - $88,086
$41K
$57K
$88K
MEDIAN: $57,196
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50%
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$14.90 - $35.48
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$21
$35
MEDIAN: $21.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,479 - $88,086  
   
Bonus
$350.00 - $9,580  
Profit Sharing
$4,422  
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 - $84,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $35.48  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$350.00 - $9,580  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,422  
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 - $84,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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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

Pay by Experience for a Technical Illustrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Illustrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technical Illustrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Technical Illustrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 27 salaries. A Technical Illustrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 21 salaries.

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Key Stats for Technical Illustrator

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Technical Illustrator Salaries

▲21%

▲4%

National Average
$52,000

▼6%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Technical Illustrator Salaries

autodesk autocad
▲4%

National Average
$52,000




Illustration
▼14%

SolidWorks
▼16%

AutoCAD
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 14%
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