Senior Animator Salary

The average pay for a Senior Animator is $80,180 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$51,749 - $112,625
(Median)
$52K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,179
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Salary
$51,749 - $112,625  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,468  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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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$53,237 - $117,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 23%


Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$82,000

Skills That Affect Senior Animator Salaries

National Average
$82,000

3D Animation
up arrow 9%

Autodesk Maya
up arrow 11%

Graphic Design
up arrow 30%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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