Entry-Level Animator Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Animator is $47,900 per year.

$29,163 - $70,216
$29K
$48K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,207
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50%
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$11.96 - $35.45
$12
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $20.05
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$0$72K
Salary $29,163 - $70,216
Bonus $198.66 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,835 - $72,072
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 229
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $11.96 - $35.45
Overtime $15.36 - $59.54
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $198.66 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,835 - $72,072
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 113

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National Average: $46,540

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Key Stats for Animator

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Animator Salaries

▲5%

Adobe Illustrator
▲3%

Autodesk Maya
▼0%

National Average
$47,000

Flash Animation
▼1%



2D Animation
▼4%

Graphic Design
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 36%
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