Senior Animator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Animator is $86,046 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Senior Animator Total Pay (?
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$49,858 - $112,441
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MEDIAN: $86,045
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National Salary Data

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$49,858 - $112,441  
   
Bonus
$500 - $12,000  
Total Pay (?
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$50,501 - $122,344  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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 10%
National Average
$88,000
Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 10%
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