How much does a Technical Illustrator make in the United States? The average Technical Illustrator salary in the United States is $65,691 as of November 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $57,355 and $80,544. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including
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Technical Illustrator creates illustrations for use in technical manuals, product specifications, maintenance documents, advertisements, and other media. Utilizes a variety of graphic files, photo images, and sketches to create detailed technical illustrations. Being a Technical Illustrator produces 3-D, cutaway, or exploded views of objects. Familiar and proficient with graphic illustration and CAD software tools. Additionally, Technical Illustrator typically requires an associate degree in art, design, or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Technical Illustrator independently performs a wide range of complex duties under general guidance from supervisors. Has gained full proficiency in a broad range of activities related to the job. To be a Technical Illustrator typically requires 5-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does a Technical Illustrator do?
Technical Illustrator in Riverside, CA
Technical Illustration is illustration meant to visually communicate information of a technical nature.
December 30, 2019
Technical Illustrator in Boston, MA
You are able to demonstrate a high level of proficiency using Adobe Creative Suite with particular emphasis on Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.
February 07, 2020
Technical Illustrator in Little Rock, AR
Technical illustrators are typically employed with design studios, multimedia and web publishers, manufacturers, film and television companies as well as computer games producers.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Technical Illustrator in the United States. The base salary for Technical Illustrator ranges from $57,355 to $80,544 with the average base salary of $65,691. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $58,750 to $82,072 with the average total cash compensation of $67,651.