Technical Illustrator Salary in San Jose, California

How much does a Technical Illustrator make in San Jose, CA? The average Technical Illustrator salary in San Jose, CA is $72,567 as of July 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $63,345 and $88,982. 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. 

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Job Description

Technical Illustrator creates pictorial 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 illustrations. Being a Technical Illustrator produces 3-D, cutaway, or exploded views of objects. Familiar and proficient with graphic illustration software like Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Canvas, Corel Draw and AutoCAD. Additionally, Technical Illustrator typically requires an associate's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Technical Illustrator has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. To be a Technical Illustrator typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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