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How much does a Illustrator make?

Updated 24 Sep 2021
£36,683 /yr
Average Base Pay

23 salaries

£23K

Low

£37K

Average

£57K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Illustrator is £36,683 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Illustrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 23 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Illustrator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Artist£35,968 /yr
L3
Senior Artist£39,307 /yr
L4
Lead Artist£43,362 /yr
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Twinkl Educational Publishing
3

Twinkl Educational Publishing

Illustrator

£20,036

 /yr
Range: £18K - £21K
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£18K

£21K

£18,065 - £21,325 Range

UK Atomic Energy Authority
3.9

UK Atomic Energy Authority

Illustrator

£37,059

 /yr
Range: £26K - £43K

£26K

£43K

£25,958 - £43,322 Range

Cognitive Media
4

Cognitive Media

Illustrator - Monthly

£1,566

 /mo
Range: £2K - £4K

£2K

£4K

£1,566 - £3,840 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Illustrator - Hourly

£16

 /hr
Range: £10 - £30

£10

£30

£10 - £30 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Illustrator

£20,000

 /yr
Range: £20K - £32K

£20K

£32K

£20,000 - £32,164 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Illustrator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £6 - £30

£6

£30

£6 - £30 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Illustrator
About 

£24K -£31K

£24K

£31K

£23,776 - £31,210 Range

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Gamesys
4.2

Gamesys

Illustrator
About 

£33K -£40K

£33K

£40K

£32,614 - £40,389 Range

Discovery, Inc.
3.9

Discovery, Inc.

Illustrator - Hourly
About 

£9 -£9

 hourly

£9

£9

£9 - £9 Range

Mind Candy
3.4

Mind Candy

Illustrator
About 

£31K -£48K

£31K

£48K

£30,545 - £47,651 Range

Tesco
3.8

Tesco

Illustrator - Hourly
About 

£12 -£13

 hourly

£12

£13

£12 - £13 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Illustrator - Hourly
About 

£8 -£8

 hourly

£8

£8

£8 - £8 Range

HSBC Holdings
3.7

HSBC Holdings

Illustrator - Hourly Contractor
About 

£51 -£56

 hourly

£51

£56

£51 - £56 Range

Morrisons
3.5

Morrisons

Illustrator - Hourly
About 

£10 -£10

 hourly

£10

£10

£10 - £10 Range

BBC
3.9

BBC

Illustrator - Hourly
About 

£98 -£106

 hourly

£98

£106

£98 - £106 Range

H&M
3.6

H&M

Illustrator - Hourly
About 

£8 -£8

 hourly

£8

£8

£8 - £8 Range

University of Edinburgh
4.2

University of Edinburgh

Illustrator
About 

£18K -£20K

£18K

£20K

£18,249 - £19,580 Range

Superdrug
3.2

Superdrug

Illustrator
About 

£18K -£20K

£18K

£20K

£18,416 - £19,621 Range

Greene King
3.6

Greene King

Illustrator - Hourly
About 

£6 -£6

 hourly

£6

£6

£6 - £6 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Illustrator - Intern
About 

£12K -£13K

£12K

£13K

£11,591 - £12,736 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Illustrator salaries

The national average salary for an Illustrator is £36,683 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see an Illustrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 23 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Illustrator employees.

The highest salary for an Illustrator in United Kingdom is £57,271 per year.

The lowest salary for an Illustrator in United Kingdom is £23,497 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent illustrator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£12
hourly
An Artist in the London Area area reported making £12 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
£28,000
per year
A Musician/Songwriter in the London Area area reported making £28,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£8
hourly
A Storyboard Artist in the Leeds Area area reported making £8 per hour
Job Highlights
Leeds Area area
Freelance
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
£15
hourly
A Storyboard Artist in the Manchester Area area reported making £15 per hour
Job Highlights
Manchester Area area
Seasonal
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£45,000
per year
A CFX Artist in the London Area area reported making £45,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
£20,000
per year
An Artist in the Oxford Area area reported making £20,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Oxford Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
£10
hourly
A Decorative Artist in the Guildford Area area reported making £10 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Guildford Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£33,789
per year
A Cruise Ship Musician in the Southampton Area area reported making £33,789 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Southampton Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
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