Average Senior Animator Salary

$80,969
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$3,025
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The average salary for a Senior Animator is $80,969.
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$51k
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$81k
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$115k
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MEDIAN $80,969
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Salary
$51k - $115k
Bonus
$515 - $29k
Total Pay
$51k - $127k

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Popular Skills for Senior Animator

Skills in Autodesk Maya are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, 2D Animation, Adobe After Effects and 3D Animation.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Animator

An early career Senior Animator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,006 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Senior Animator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,701 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Senior Animator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,692 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,639.
Employees with Senior Animator in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 40.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (26.4% more) and San Francisco, California (18.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (11.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 99 survey responses.
Early Career
7.1%
Mid Career
36.4%
Experienced
47.5%
Late Career
9.1%

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