Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations
13042 Illustrator II
This worker usually is assigned to projects involving several of the common art media such as pen-and-ink, pencil, tempera, wash, oils, and airbrush over a period of time. These projects require the illustrator to be proficient in the use of these media and in executing acceptable drawings in many styles. Generally speaking, Illustrator II executes drawings that have been conceived by others and presented in the form of rough sketches.
Does not exercise an extensive knowledge of the subject matter involved when preparing medical, scientific or technical equipment illustrations. Acquires information about the subject assigned to illustrate and develop a background of subject matter knowledge through carrying out these illustrating assignments. However, the kind of illustrating work assigned does not require an extensive prior knowledge about the subjects illustrated.