The average salary for a Mid-Career Medical Illustrator is $66,066.
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Job Description for Medical Illustrator
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 mate…Read more
Medical Illustrator Tasks
- 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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Illustrator
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 $48,980 based on 5 salaries. An early career Medical Illustrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,072 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Medical Illustrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,600 based on 9 salaries.
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