The average pay for a Senior Animator is $81,307 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$50,905 - $110,184
$51K
$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,307
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$50,905 - $110,184  
   
Bonus
$2,027 - $34,521  
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$51,716 - $124,173  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Job Description for Senior Animator

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

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Key Stats for Senior Animator

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
058
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
59%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Senior Animator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%


National Average
$83,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Senior Animator Salaries

Autodesk Maya
0%

National Average
$83,000

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 11%

3D Animation
up arrow 13%

Graphic Design
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
59%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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