Average Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator Hourly Pay

$20.37
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$2,250
Bonus
$102
Commission
$42,500
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator is $20.37.
10%
$11.04
10%
$20.37
50%
$49.64
90%
90%
MEDIAN $20.37
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $50
Bonus
$497 - $9,863
Profit Sharing
$0 - $42,500
Commission
$0 - $102
Total Pay
$20,648 - $101,752

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Job Description for Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator

Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator Tasks
  • Design creative visual elements using a variety of mediums in collaboration with the client/customer.
  • Ability to use computer-related equipment and software such as Visio, Illustrator, PhotoShop, CAD/CAM, etc. commonly used in the industry.
  • Work closely with other departments in production.
  • Produce visual elements with a range of creative objectives from creating completely unique concepts to creating close technical copies of existing objects for a variety of projects.

Popular Employer Salaries for Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator
Personal Assistant
Illustrator
Graphic Artist / Designer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator

Skills in Illustration, Design, Adobe Photoshop, Project Management and Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator

An entry-level Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.64 based on 12 salaries. An early career Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.64 based on 116 salaries. A mid-career Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.16 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.46 based on 100 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 145.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (35.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (17.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (5.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 401 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
28.9%
Mid Career
17.5%
Experienced
24.9%
Late Career
25.7%