Average Experienced Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with Design Skills Salary

$35,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with Design skills is $35,000.
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MEDIAN $35,000
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Salary
$12k - $199k
Total Pay
$14k - $317k

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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

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 Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop and Illustration.

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 $46,996 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Fine Artist, Including Painter, Sculptor, or Illustrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 75 survey responses.
Early Career
44.0%
Mid Career
20.0%
Late Career
36.0%