Average Salary for Pixar Animation Studios Employees

The median salary at Pixar Animation Studios is $61K per year. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for Pixar Animation Studios workers, followed by your city. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Emeryville, California 94608


Motion Picture and Video Production, Film

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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $40K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $53K per year. Overall, the greater share of Pixar Animation Studios folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $95K annually.


Graphic Designers earn the highest median pay at $44K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Pixar Animation Studios workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning approximately $78K on average.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $155K annually. 3D Animation is a popular skill in the Pixar Animation Studios workforce; roughly a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all employees and dental coverage for a solid majority of workers. Pixar Animation Studios employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Pixar Animation Studios


45 %
55 %
$44,150 - $92,500
$63,871 - $122,084
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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