Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations
13041 Illustrator I
Duties require the ability to use common media such as tempera, oils, pen-and-ink, or pencil with average skill. Copies drawings, either by tracing or freehand. Applies coloring or wash to line drawings; letters by hand or by use of templates; and does detail or background work on illustrations which have been prepared by an illustrator of higher grade.
When working with scientific subjects and technical equipment, acquires basic knowledge of subject matter field and develops information about the field of work that will be illustrated. When working in the general fields of illustrating, acquires necessary information about subject of the illustrations or applies general knowledge to the subject.