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Painter/Illustrator in the United States

How much does a Painter/Illustrator earn in the United States? The average Painter/Illustrator salary in the United States is $41,745 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $34,782 and $50,444. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Uses paint to create graphic material and lettering to be used for title, background, screen advertising, commercial logo, and other visual layouts. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty with 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager.

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