The average salary for a Motion Graphic Designer in Los Angeles, California is $66,428.
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What Are Popular Skills for Motion Graphic Designers?
Adobe After Effects
Skills in 2D Animation and 3D Animation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Motion Graphic Designers?
An early career Motion Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,428 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Motion Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,826 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Motion Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 16 salaries.
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 31.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (6.7% more) and New York, New York (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (23.9% less), Denver, Colorado (18.6% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (9.0% less).
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