Average Late-Career Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator Hourly Pay

$24.40
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$2,035
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator is $24.40.
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$13.64
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$24.40
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$50.35
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90%
MEDIAN $24.40
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $50
Bonus
$0 - $2,035
Total Pay
$24,614 - $103,019

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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 how common a path is.
Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator
Illustrator
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 Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Illustration and Design.

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 $14.74 based on 48 salaries. An early career Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.75 based on 142 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 111 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 107 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 408 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.8%
Early Career
34.8%
Mid Career
27.2%
Experienced
26.2%