Illustrator

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An illustrator is an artist who draws or otherwise creates artistic or realistic depictions of plants.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree. Most employers will ask to see a portfolio of examples of your talents.

WHERE TO STUDY

For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In October 2019, the median yearly salary for an illustrator was $48,705, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Illustrator Profile.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS

Learn about botanical illustration from Lynne Frailing.