3D Artist/Technical Illustrator Salary in the United States

How much does a 3D Artist/Technical Illustrator make in the United States? The average 3D Artist/Technical Illustrator salary in the United States is $59,300 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $51,800 and $72,700. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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The 3D Artist/Technical Illustrator utilizes a variety of graphic files, photo images, and sketches to create illustrations. Creates pictorial illustrations for use in technical manuals, product specifications, maintenance documents, advertisements, and other media. Being a 3D Artist/Technical Illustrator familiar and proficient with graphic illustration software like Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Canvas, Corel Draw and AutoCAD. Produces 3-D, cutaway, or exploded views of objects. In addition, 3D Artist/Technical Illustrator typically requires an associate's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Being a 3D Artist/Technical Illustrator has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Working as a 3D Artist/Technical Illustrator typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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