Animator Salaries

681 SalariesUpdated May 17, 2021

Average Base Pay
$68,222 / yr
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How much does a Animator make?

The national average salary for a Animator is $68,222 in United States. Filter by location to see Animator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 681 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Animator employees.

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Animator

Blue Sky Studios

$104,155/yr

Range: $80K - $143K

36 salaries

$104,155/yr
$80K$143K

Animator

Pixar Animation Studios

$111,960/yr

Range: $54K - $150K

28 salaries

$111,960/yr
$54K$150K

Animator

DreamWorks Animation

$118,252/yr

Range: $76K - $169K

19 salaries

$118,252/yr
$76K$169K

Animator

Electronic Arts

$93,430/yr

Range: $80K - $103K

14 salaries

$93,430/yr
$80K$103K

Animator

Walt Disney Company

$101,940/yr

Range: $28K - $224K

14 salaries

$101,940/yr
$28K$224K

Animator

Blizzard Entertainment

$82,203/yr

Range: $68K - $92K

13 salaries

$82,203/yr
$68K$92K

Animator - Hourly Contractor

PlayStation

$34/hr

Range: $29 - $45

12 salaries

$34/hr
$29$45

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Animator - Hourly

Industrial Light & Magic

$64/hr

Range: $46 - $78

9 salaries

$64/hr
$46$78

Animator

Riot Games

$108,529/yr

Range: $89K - $137K

9 salaries

$108,529/yr
$89K$137K

Animator - Hourly Contractor

2K

$33/hr

Range: $28 - $50

9 salaries

$33/hr
$28$50

Animator

Rooster Teeth Productions

$49,998/yr

Range: $20K - $71K

7 salaries

$49,998/yr
$20K$71K

Animator

Reel FX

$70,747/yr

Range: $43K - $76K

7 salaries

$70,747/yr
$43K$76K

Animator

Insomniac Games

$84,942/yr

Range: $78K - $93K

7 salaries

$84,942/yr
$78K$93K

Animator - Hourly

Bento Box Entertainment

$21/hr

Range: $17 - $55

7 salaries

$21/hr
$17$55

Animator - Hourly

Imageworks

$35/hr

Range: $26 - $67

6 salaries

$35/hr
$26$67

Animator

Laika, Inc

$111,226/yr

Range: $45K - $122K

6 salaries

$111,226/yr
$45K$122K

Animator - Hourly

ideaMACHINE studio

$25/hr

Range: $23 - $28

6 salaries

$25/hr
$23$28

Animator - Hourly

PlayStation

$41/hr

Range: $30 - $46

6 salaries

$41/hr
$30$46

Animator

Fantage

$54,885/yr

Range: $38K - $61K

6 salaries

$54,885/yr
$38K$61K

Animator

Zynga

$79,898/yr

Range: $64K - $95K

6 salaries

$79,898/yr
$64K$95K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent animator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$100
hourly
A Cartoonist/Animator in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $100 per hour
Job Highlights
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$87,000
per year
A Character FX Artist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $87,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A 3D Animation in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Freelance
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$30
hourly
An Animator in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$113,822
per year
A VFX Artist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $113,822 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public