Entry-Level Animator Salary

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

$29,724 - $74,122
$30K
$49K
$74K
MEDIAN: $48,890
10%
50%
90%

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$13.53 - $35.19
$14
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $20.35
10%
50%
90%

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$0$74K
Salary $29,724 - $74,122
Bonus $959 - $6,183
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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$29,760 - $74,310
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 224
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $13.53 - $35.19
Overtime $15.31 - $59.62
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $959 - $6,183
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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$29,760 - $74,310
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 115

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,135

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Key Stats for Animator

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Animator Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$48,000

Adobe Illustrator
▼1%

Autodesk Maya
▼4%

Flash Animation
▼5%



2D Animation
▼7%

Graphic Design
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 37%
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