An Entry-Level Animator in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $52,157 per year. A skill in 3D Animation is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,161 - $79,758
$24K
$52K
$80K
MEDIAN: $52,157
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$14.59 - $30.52
$21
MEDIAN: $20.89
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$24,161 - $79,758  
   
Total Pay (?
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$28,500 - $80,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$20.89  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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$28,500 - $80,921  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Key Stats for Animator

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %
065
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Animator Salaries

3D Animation
up arrow 11%

Autodesk Maya
up arrow 9%

National Average
$52,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 19%

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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