Entry-Level Animator Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Animator is $47,900 per year.

$29,620 - $75,859
$30K
$49K
$76K
MEDIAN: $49,363
10%
50%
90%

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$13.53 - $35.13
$14
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $20.42
10%
50%
90%

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$0$75K
Salary $29,620 - $75,859
Bonus $196 - $6,183
Profit Sharing $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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$29,622 - $74,451
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 216
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $13.53 - $35.13
Overtime $15.42 - $59.08
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $196 - $6,183
Profit Sharing $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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$29,622 - $74,451
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 115

Animator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,860

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Animator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Animator in Austin:
"True Value."
Don't undersell yourself. You are the only reason animation gets made. You aren't simply a cog to be jammed into a machine, no matter how much your employer wishes that were true.

Key Stats for Animator

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Animator Salaries

▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Adobe Illustrator
▼2%

Autodesk Maya
▼5%

Flash Animation
▼6%



2D Animation
▼9%

Graphic Design
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 35%