Average Mid-Career Multi-Media Artist or Animator Salary

$56,479
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$2,397
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Multi-Media Artist or Animator is $56,479.
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$39k
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$56k
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$78k
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MEDIAN $56,479
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Salary
$39k - $78k
Bonus
$1k - $4k
Total Pay
$34k - $101k

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Job Description for Multi-Media Artist or Animator

Multi-Media Artist or Animator Tasks
  • Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other media.
  • Provide insight and guidance on current graphic trends and technologies.
  • Collaborate with multiple departments and customers.
  • Develop multi-media presentations to illustrate a wide array of material.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Multi-Media Artist or Animator. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Multi-Media Artist or Animator
Graphic Artist / Designer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Multi-Media Artist or Animator

Skills in Video Editing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk Maya, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects.

Pay by Experience Level for Multi-Media Artist or Animator

An entry-level Multi-Media Artist or Animator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,306 based on 24 salaries. An early career Multi-Media Artist or Animator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,020 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Multi-Media Artist or Animator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,312 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,829.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 146 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.4%
Early Career
48.6%
Experienced
27.4%
Late Career
7.5%

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