Average Entry-Level Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator Hourly Pay

$14.74
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$2,035
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator is $14.74.
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$9.68
10%
$14.74
50%
$27.00
90%
90%
MEDIAN $14.74
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $27
Bonus
$0 - $2,035
Total Pay
$19,593 - $56,537

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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.

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

An early career Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) 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. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 448 survey responses.
Early Career
31.7%
Mid Career
24.8%
Experienced
23.9%
Late Career
19.6%