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 7% less than similar careers in New Jersey. On average, they make less than industrial designers but more than exhibit designers.

Career Median Salary
Industrial designer salary $75K
Multimedia animator salary $81K
Urban planner salary $71K
Fashion designer salary $59K
Interior designer salary $58K
Illustrator salary $62K
Camera operator salary $62K
Graphic designer salary $55K
Museum conservator salary $55K
Exhibit designer salary $55K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)