Average Salary for Pixar Animation Studios Employees

The median income for Pixar Animation Studios employees is $80K annually. Your city is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at Pixar Animation Studios; how long you've been working has a (lesser) effect as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Pixar Animation Studios Median Salary by Job


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  • Updated: 10 Oct 2017
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About This Company

Emeryville, California 94608


Motion Picture and Video Production, Film

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Average pay is around $66K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of Pixar Animation Studios people (50 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $61K annually on average.


Senior Animator, Characters earn the highest median pay at $48K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Pixar Animation Studios awards about $95K to these degree-holders.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be 3D Animation; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $48K annually.

Benefits and Perks

A solid majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Pixar Animation Studios sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and a fair number of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other advantages of working at Pixar Animation Studios are tuition reimbursement, gym membership, life insurance, free drinks, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Pixar Animation Studios


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