Average Animation Designer Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for an Animation Designer is $58,462

Base Salary
$42k - $114k
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$22k - $112k
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What Do Animation Designers Do?

Animation Designer Tasks
  • Work with a team of designers to conceptualize storyboarding, design, and animation.
  • Create, test, and share prototypes, altering animation based on client's needs.
  • Assist in the creative brainstorming process with clients, researchers, and design team.
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FAQs About Animation Designers

What is the highest pay for Animation Designers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Animation Designer is $114k / year

What is the lowest pay for Animation Designers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Animation Designer is $42k / year

How can Animation Designers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Animation Designer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Animation Designer that oversees more junior Animation Designers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.