A Technical Illustrator earns an average salary of $54,606 per year.

$39,739 - $75,255
(Median)
$40K
$55K
$75K
MEDIAN: $54,606
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$13.27 - $28.11
(Median)
$13
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,739 - $75,255  
   
Bonus
$97.87 - $6,128  
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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$33,597 - $71,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.27 - $28.11  
   
Overtime
$20.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$97.87 - $6,128  
   
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).
)
$33,597 - $71,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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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



National Average
$49,000



Skills That Affect Technical Illustrator Salaries

autodesk autocad
up arrow 4%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

National Average
$49,000



Illustration
up arrow 9%

SolidWorks
up arrow 11%

AutoCAD
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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