Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Illustrator is $20.23
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Illustrators?
An entry-level Illustrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.81 based on 20 salaries. An early career Illustrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.66 based on 152 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Illustrators Do?
An illustrator creates drawings for physical and digital products and purposes. These drawings are often used in publications such as magazines and books, as well as products such as greeting cards, calendars, packaging, and digital illustrations. An illustrator often uses pen/pencil drawings or watercolors, but the use of digital illustration applications is now common as well.
Employment opportunities can be found with advertising firms, publishing houses, media companies, fashion houses, …Read more
- Develop artwork for specific projects that meets requirements.
- Use design and artistic software to alter and improve artwork.
- Deliver finished illustrations for a variety of projects, within deadlines and according to specifications.
- Research and interpret design and retail market trends.