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Average Animation Designer Salary

$60,103
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$5,000
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The average salary for an Animation Designer is $60,103.
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$39k
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$60k
90%
$101k
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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.

Job Satisfaction for Animation Designer

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Animation Designers?

An entry-level Animation Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,000 based on 8 salaries. An early career Animation Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,746 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Animation Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,999 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Animation Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Animation Designer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 63.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (12.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (33.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 43 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.6%
Early Career
51.2%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
11.6%

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