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Illustrator Technical Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$64,934 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Illustrator Technical is $64,934 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Illustrator Technical is between $47,298 and $79,600. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Creates, lays out, and draws technical illustrations for reproduction in reference works.
  • Prepares drawings from blueprints, designs, mockups, photo prints, and other sources by methods and techniques suited to specified reproduction process or final use, such as blueprint, photo-offset, and projection transparencies, using drafting, optical equipment, and digital computer formats.
Illustrator Technical Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

Job family population: 11,230

Estimated population of Illustrator Technical jobs: 514

Rate of error: 5.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Illustrator Technical Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Senior UI and UX Designer
Apr 13
Downers Grove, IL, USA
American Access Casualty Company
Knowledge, technical skills and abilities * Expert knowledge of site layout and design using HTML ... Illustrator * Develop high level detailed wire frames, mockups and prototypes to effectively ...
Communications Manager
May 7
Glenwood, IL, USA
Morrison Container Handling Solutions
... technical writing skills to create and complete owner's productour custom designed equipment ... 5 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Encore), and Autodesk ...
UI Visual Designer
May 23
Oak Brook, IL, USA
OtterBase - Chicago
Integrate technical, business, and customer perspectives to design user experiences that are easy ... Photoshop, Illustrator, etc) * Experience in consumer facing, eCommerce or other related ...
Visual Designer
May 23
Oak Brook, IL, USA
... technical, business, and customer perspectives to design user experiences that are easy to use. ... Illustrator, etc) * Must have a design portfolio. Company Description Swoon connects with job ...
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