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Illustrator salary in United States

How much does an Illustrator make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $54,970
Low $30,738
High $98,304

The average salary for a illustrator is $54,970 per year in the United States. 1k salaries reported, updated at July 27, 2022.

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Top companies for Illustrators in United States

  1. AP Labs
    7 reviews7 salaries reported
    $142,302per year
  2. $112,017per year
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Highest paying cities for Illustrators in United States

  1. San Diego, CA
    $109,645 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $55,187 per year
    113 salaries reported
  3. Santa Monica, CA
    $53,033 per year
    11 salaries reported
  1. Philadelphia, PA
    $52,392 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Colorado Springs, CO
    $42,691 per year
    52 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $28,737 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $25,846 per year
    15 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $25,099 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Tucson, AZ
    $23,452 per year
    54 salaries reported
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Where can an Illustrator earn more?

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Salary satisfaction

Based on 99 ratings

43% of Illustrators in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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Average $17.61 per hour

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