Senior Animator Salary

The average pay for a Senior Animator is $88,012 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$51,602 - $117,202
(Median)
$52K
$88K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,011
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$51,602 - $117,202  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,658  
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$53,004 - $122,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Job Description for Senior Animator

  • Troubleshoot and problem solve during release cycle.
  • Work with other teams to ensure animation fits with product and look and feel are consistent.
  • Communicate status and adjust tasks to meet team and organization goals.
  • Create animation for characters, props, vehicles, and backgrounds.
  • Create reusable animation assets for long-term development.

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Experience Affects Senior Animator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$88,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Senior Animator Salaries

National Average
$88,000

3D Animation
up arrow 15%

Graphic Design
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 11%