Multi-Media Artist or Animator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Multi-Media Artist or Animator is $47,509 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Multi-Media Artist or Animator Salary (?
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$30,389 - $78,953
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MEDIAN: $47,508
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Multi-Media Artist or Animator Salary (?
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$10.67 - $39.87
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,389 - $78,953  
   
Bonus
$195.74 - $4,894  
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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$29,463 - $82,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$10.67 - $39.87  
   
Overtime
$16.22 - $58.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$195.74 - $4,894  
   
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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$29,463 - $82,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Multi-Media Artist or Animator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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National Average
$49,000
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Experience Affects Multi-Media Artist or Animator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%
National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Multi-Media Artist or Animator Salaries

Autodesk Maya
up arrow 3%
National Average
$49,000
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 28%