The average pay for a Graphic Artist / Animator is $44,883 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Flash Animation and 3D Animation.
Graphic Artist / Animator Total Pay (?
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$29,747 - $71,103
(Median)
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71K
MEDIAN: $44,882
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Graphic Artist / Animator Total Pay (?
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$9.95 - $30.10
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,747 - $71,103  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,955  
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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$27,903 - $71,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $30.10  
   
Overtime
$14.98 - $41.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,955  
   
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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$27,903 - $71,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
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Job Description for Graphic Artist / Animator
  • Participate in client and pitch meetings to develop, conduct market research, and finalize specifications.
  • Use software and animation techniques to create compelling image sequences.
  • Design graphics and animation for specific projects, from brainstorming to final delivery.
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National Average
$43,000
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Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Animator Salaries

National Average
$43,000

Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Animator Salaries

3D Animation
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Flash Animation
up arrow 13%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%
Adobe Photoshop
0%
National Average
$43,000
Apple Final Cut Pro
up arrow 24%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 18%
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