Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Illustrator make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$78,915 / yrTotal Pay
$42,119 / yrBase Pay
$36,796 / yrAdditional Pay

$78,915

 / yr
$32K$520K
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The estimated total pay for a Illustrator is $78,915 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $42,119 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 $36,796 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.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Artist

$64,575 /yr
Artist
$86,887 /yr
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Some related job titles are 2D Game Artist Salaries with median pay of $87,294, Freelance Illustrator Salaries with median pay of $62,556, Graphic Design Salaries with median pay of $89,980, 2D Artist Salaries with median pay of $84,971.

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 / yr

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 / yr

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 / yr

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Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Illustrator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Artist

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Artist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Artist

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$40,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Teaching Artist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$40,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Artist

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$56

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Artist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$20,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Parade Performer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday

Illustrator pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Illustrator is $42,119 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Illustrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 657 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Illustrator employees.

The highest salary for an Illustrator in United States is $62,045 per year.

The lowest salary for an Illustrator in United States is $28,592 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming an Illustrator or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of an Illustrator.

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