The average pay for a Multi-Media Artist or Animator is $46,191 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Adobe Illustrator and Adobe After Effects. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Multi-Media Artist or Animator Total Pay (?
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$30,200 - $79,693
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MEDIAN: $46,191
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Multi-Media Artist or Animator Total Pay (?
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$10.93 - $40.13
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,200 - $79,693  
   
Bonus
$101.01 - $4,907  
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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$29,087 - $82,406  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$10.93 - $40.13  
   
Overtime
$13.63 - $58.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$101.01 - $4,907  
   
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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$29,087 - $82,406  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 212
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Job Description for Multi-Media Artist or Animator
  • Collaborate with multiple departments and customers.
  • Develop multi-media presentations to illustrate a wide array of material.
  • Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other media.
  • Provide insight and guidance on current graphic trends and technologies.
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Experience Affects Multi-Media Artist or Animator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 68%
National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Multi-Media Artist or Animator Salaries

Autodesk Maya
up arrow 7%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%
National Average
$48,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 67 votes.
Gender
Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 27%
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