Average Early-Career Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with Design Skills Hourly Pay

$21.00
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with Design skills is $21.00.
10%
$9.97
10%
$21.00
50%
$58.17
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90%
MEDIAN $21.00
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $58
Total Pay
$20,941 - $106,214

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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.

Career Paths

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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 that pay less than market rate include Mold Making, Oral / Verbal Communication, Adobe Photoshop and Illustration.

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

A mid-career Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.57 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.87 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 59 survey responses.
Mid Career
25.4%
Experienced
28.8%
Late Career
45.8%