Entry-Level Graphic Artist / Animator Salary

Entry-Level Graphic Artists & Animators can expect to earn an average of $47K annually. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Entry-Level Graphic Artists & Animators greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Graphic Artists & Animators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance.

$34,393 - $70,912
$34K
$47K
$71K
MEDIAN: $47,167
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$13.35 - $40.61
$13
$18
$41
MEDIAN: $18.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,393 - $70,912  
   
Bonus
$1,474  
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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$31,521 - $73,265  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.35 - $40.61  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05  
Overtime
$20.51 - $42.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$1,474  
   
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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$31,521 - $73,265  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,483

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Graphic Artists & Animators, New York offers exceptional salaries, 22 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Graphic Artists & Animators will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+12 percent).

Key Stats for Graphic Artist / Animator

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
18%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Animator Salaries

Autodesk Maya
▲12%

Adobe After Effects
▼0%

Cinema 4D
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼2%

Adobe Illustrator
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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