Illustrator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Illustrator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Arkansas $19,590
Arizona $45,804
California $65,190
Colorado $37,720
Connecticut $64,070
Florida $38,940
Georgia $48,460
Iowa $44,380
Illinois $38,422
Indiana $46,844
Kansas $51,270
Kentucky $39,730
Louisiana $37,640
Massachusetts $47,120
Maryland $52,330
Michigan $42,090
Minnesota $56,490
Missouri $36,130
Mississippi $21,510
Montana $34,110
North Carolina $43,310
Nebraska $44,440
New Hampshire $47,380
New Jersey $62,170
New Mexico $33,910
New York $60,170
Ohio $37,360
Oklahoma $67,440
Oregon $51,020
Pennsylvania $37,220
Puerto Rico $33,340
South Carolina $19,650
Tennessee $37,570
Texas $55,830
Utah $43,140
Virginia $59,130
Vermont $42,670
Washington $35,360
Wisconsin $34,960

How do illustrator salaries compare to similar careers?

Illustrators earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than fashion designers but more than museum conservators.

Career Median Salary
Fashion designer salary $69K
Architect salary $68K
Industrial designer salary $67K
Camera operator salary $53K
Exhibit designer salary $55K
Illustrator salary $48K
Film and video editor salary $53K
Interior designer salary $53K
Model maker salary $59K
Museum conservator salary $44K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)