An Animator earns an average salary of C$50,812 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

C$37,012 - C$76,460
C$37K
C$51K
C$76K
MEDIAN: C$51,313
10%
50%
90%
C$14.09 - C$40.18
C$14
C$21
C$40
MEDIAN: C$21.37
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$79K
Salary C$37,012 - C$76,460
Bonus C$196 - C$9,933
Profit Sharing C$3,000
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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C$34,038 - C$79,710
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 205
Hourly Data C$0C$74
Hourly Rate C$14.09 - C$40.18
Overtime C$17.00 - C$75.00
Annual Data C$0C$79K
Bonus C$196 - C$9,933
Profit Sharing C$3,000
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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C$34,038 - C$79,710
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

Job Description for Animator

Animators work by creating cartoons, usually through hand drawings, motion capture animation, or with computers. In the modern era, most animators use a range of computer programs, though sufficient knowledge of basic animation is still absolutely necessary.

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Animator Tasks

  • Design videos for in-person and web audiences.
  • Collaborate with teams to understand specifications and create continuity across offerings.
  • Use a variety of software to refine, improve, and update videos and create stills for other uses.

Animator Pay By Employer

$0$99K

$57,040

Animator Job Listings

Popular Skills for Animator

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$50,586

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Animator

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Animator Salaries

▲55%

▲10%

National Average
C$51,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Animator Salaries

▲7%

▲5%


Autodesk Maya
▲1%



National Average
C$51,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 40%