The average salary for a Motion Graphic Designer is $59,702.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Motion Graphic Designer
The top respondents for the job title Motion Graphic Designer are from the companies Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc, TEGNA INC. and TEGNA INC.. Reported salaries are highest at Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc where the average pay is $71,000. TEGNA INC. pays the lowest at around $46,915.
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What Are Popular Skills for Motion Graphic Designers?
Adobe After Effects
Skills in Adobe After Effects, 2D Animation and 3D Animation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop and Video Editing.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Motion Graphic Designers?
An entry-level Motion Graphic Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,767 based on 31 salaries. An early career Motion Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,812 based on 515 salaries. A mid-career Motion Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,706 based on 315 salaries. An experienced Motion Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,566 based on 176 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,360.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Motion Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 39.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (18.7% more) and New York, New York (13.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (13.1% less) and Denver, Colorado (9.5% less).
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