An Animator in Toronto, Ontario earns an average salary of C$49,608 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. A skill in 3D Animation is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$39,446 - C$72,951
C$39K
C$51K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$51,234
10%
50%
90%
C$16.05 - C$36.06
C$16
C$24
C$36
MEDIAN: C$24.02
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$74K
Salary C$39,446 - C$72,951
Bonus C$2,000
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$38,528 - C$74,260
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data C$0C$53
Hourly Rate C$16.05 - C$36.06
Overtime C$30.71
Annual Data C$0C$74K
Bonus C$2,000
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$38,528 - C$74,260
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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 Job Listings

Key Stats for Animator

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Animator Salaries

▲44%

▲17%

National Average
C$51,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Animator Salaries

▲25%


National Average
C$51,000

Autodesk Maya
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 55%