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Entry-Level Graphic Artist / Animator Salary

Average Entry-Level Graphic Artists & Animators make around $41K annually. While some workers in this profession — around one in four — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. The majority of Entry-Level Graphic Artists & Animators (63 percent) who took the survey are men. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported.

$27,025 - $68,097
(Median)
$27K
$41K
$68K
MEDIAN: $41,481
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$9.89 - $36.47
(Median)
$9
$17
$36
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$27,025 - $68,097  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,072  
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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$25,246 - $70,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $36.47  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $82.41  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,072  
   
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).
)
$25,246 - $70,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Graphic Artist / Animator Salaries

Adobe After Effects
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Adobe Illustrator
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Adobe Photoshop
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National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 24%
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