Avg. Base Salary (CAD)
The average salary for an Animator is C$49,400
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Animators?
An early career Animator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$46,800 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Animator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,196 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Animators Do?
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.
Animation is used for games, films, television shows, and commercials. Animators are often expected to create both 2D and 3D animations using storyboarding, and it's important to be familiar with a variety of animation programs and …Read more
- 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.