Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Illustrator make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$70,384 / yrTotal Pay
$47,277 / yrBase Pay
$23,107 / yrAdditional Pay

$70,384

 / yr
$33K$166K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Illustrator is $70,384 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $47,277 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $23,107 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Illustrator salary is $47,277. Salaries can range from $32,513 - $166,161. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Illustrator in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $70,384.

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$80,689 /yr
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$69,147 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Illustrator?

Some related job titles are 2D Game Artist Salaries with median pay of $73,384, Freelance Illustrator Salaries with median pay of $60,733, Graphic Design Salaries with median pay of $68,185, 2D Artist Salaries with median pay of $75,890.

What are total pay estimates for an Illustrator at different companies?

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Freelancer
4.2
Illustrator

46 salaries

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$4,722

 / mo
US Army
3.8
Illustrator

37 salaries

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$54,588

 / yr

$4,646

 / mo

$4,648

 / mo
WET
3.3
Illustrator

7 salaries

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$58,799

 / yr

$60,618

 / yr

$49,417

 / yr

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$4,759

 / mo

$62,890

 / yr

$4,408

 / mo

$70,517

 / yr

$4,634

 / mo

$52,637

 / yr

$5,461

 / mo

$43,631

 / yr

$4,424

 / mo

$57,170

 / yr

$4,293

 / mo

$64,201

 / yr
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4.0
Illustrator

3 salaries

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$3,760

 / mo
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Teaching Artist

United States of America

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$40

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United States of America

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United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$14

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$10

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Illustrator pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Illustrator is $47,277 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Illustrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 240 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Illustrator employees.

The highest salary for an Illustrator in United States is $131,848 per year.

The lowest salary for an Illustrator in United States is $16,952 per year.

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