Anyone read Ben the Illustrator Annual Survey of 2018?
with a link here https://bentheillustrator.com/illustrators-survey
So 60% are earning <19,999 pounds (=25,665 USD) in 2018 while 48% are full time illustrator? He did count US illustrators. Over 80% has annual gross income below $45,000 USD.
Dunno what to take from this data ...