Illustrator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Illustrator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $39,657

How do illustrator salaries compare to similar careers?

Illustrators earn 6% less than similar careers in Texas. On average, they make less than camera operators but more than jewelers.

Career Median Salary
Camera operator salary $50K
Exhibit designer salary $46K
Make-Up artist salary $30K
Photographer salary $28K
Museum conservator salary $39K
Illustrator salary $33K
Graphic designer salary $37K
Gem worker salary $36K
Precious metal worker salary $36K
Jeweler salary $36K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)