Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Medical Illustrator is $61,948
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medical Illustrators?
An entry-level Medical Illustrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,028 based on 5 salaries. An early career Medical Illustrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,929 based on 23 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Medical Illustrators Do?
Medical illustration is a very large, varying field of work. A medical illustrator can be involved in many different specialties. Photographers and videographers are needed to produce visual records of a patient's medical history, which can be used for education or research. They may be needed to photograph or film patients’ specific ailments, undertake specialized forms of photography like 3D or internal imaging, specialize in bereavement or forensic imaging, or record images for publicity …Read more
- Photograph, record, illustrate, and process visual records of patients' conditions, surgical procedures, treatments, or anatomy.
- Obtain consents from patients.
- May create artwork for posters, publications, lecture materials or websites.
- May operate 3-D imaging or specialist cameras that function inside the body.