Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Technical Illustrator is $44,175
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Technical Illustrators?
A mid-career Technical Illustrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,553 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $44,700.
What Do Technical Illustrators Do?
Technical illustrators create visual diagrams and schematics of technical information. A technical illustrator can create a diagram that shows how a certain machine works in a visual manner. Other uses of technical illustrations include drawings of inventions that are submitted for patents.
Technical illustrators can work in a variety of manners. Some technical illustrators work closely with a team of engineers, since the illustrator is tasked with creating the visual design and schematic of …Read more
- Draw schematics or multi-angle views of products or parts, and create detailed design drawings.
- Lay out text, instructions, or other information around drawings.
- Coordinate with other teams to understand the purpose and needed perspectives for illustrations.