Senior Animator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Animator is $86,977 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Senior Animator Salary (?
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$51,496 - $111,573
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MEDIAN: $86,977
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National Salary Data

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$51,496 - $111,573  
   
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$500 - $12,000  
Total Pay (?
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$52,277 - $120,935  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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
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National Average
$87,000
Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 13%