For Animators in Los Angeles, Calif., yearly average wages total $56K annually. The majority of Animators in Los Angeles (67 percent) survey respondents are male. Although the greater part have medical coverage and just over two-fifths have dental coverage, around one in three claim no health benefits at all. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,255 - $81,703
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MEDIAN: $56,159
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Salary
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$30,039 - $87,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Hourly Rate
$28.39  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
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$30,039 - $87,121  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Experience Affects Animator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 41%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Animator Salaries

Autodesk Maya
up arrow 7%

3D Animation
up arrow 5%

National Average
$57,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 12%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 26%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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