Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $40K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Pixar Animation Studios employees (45 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $59K annually on average.
Senior Animator, Characters are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing $48K per year; Graphic Designers are next on the list, bringing in close to $44K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Pixar Animation Studios — these employees make the most at about $95K per year.
When it comes to skills, Adobe Photoshop seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $43K annually. 3D Animation is a popular skill in the Pixar Animation Studios workforce; about a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of employees, and for a solid majority of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Pixar Animation Studios folks also make good use of a casual working environment.