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Animator Salaries

1,034 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$69,168 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$3,616
Range$537 - $15,389

How much does a Animator make?

The national average salary for a Animator is $69,168 in United States. Filter by location to see Animator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,034 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Animator employees.

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2D Animator$69K

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Animator

Blue Sky Studios

$98,448/yr

Range: $78K - $113K

26 salaries

$98,448/yr
$78K$113K

Animator

Pixar Animation Studios

$109,761/yr

Range: $64K - $122K

13 salaries

$109,761/yr
$64K$122K

Animator

DreamWorks Animation

$130,893/yr

Range: $113K - $163K

12 salaries

$130,893/yr
$113K$163K

Animator

Electronic Arts

$90,073/yr

Range: $69K - $106K

9 salaries

$90,073/yr
$69K$106K

Animator - Hourly Contractor

2K

$32/hr

Range: $27 - $49

8 salaries

$32/hr
$27$49

Animator - Hourly

Industrial Light & Magic

$61/hr

Range: $45 - $72

8 salaries

$61/hr
$45$72

Animator - Hourly Contractor

PlayStation

$33/hr

Range: $28 - $43

7 salaries

$33/hr
$28$43

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Animator

Insomniac Games

$82,013/yr

Range: $76K - $90K

7 salaries

$82,013/yr
$76K$90K

Animator

Fantage

$52,992/yr

Range: $37K - $59K

6 salaries

$52,992/yr
$37K$59K

Animator

Walt Disney Company

$110,204/yr

Range: $52K - $217K

6 salaries

$110,204/yr
$52K$217K

Animator

Reel FX

$68,307/yr

Range: $61K - $73K

6 salaries

$68,307/yr
$61K$73K

Animator - Hourly

Imageworks

$34/hr

Range: $25 - $65

6 salaries

$34/hr
$25$65

Animator - Hourly Contractor

Imageworks

$38/hr

Range: $32 - $54

5 salaries

$38/hr
$32$54

Animator

Rooster Teeth Productions

$48,274/yr

Range: $40K - $53K

5 salaries

$48,274/yr
$40K$53K

Animator

PSYONIX

$64,371/yr

Range: $53K - $67K

5 salaries

$64,371/yr
$53K$67K

Animator

Zynga

$83,507/yr

Range: $67K - $91K

5 salaries

$83,507/yr
$67K$91K

Animator

Laika, Inc

$107,919/yr

Range: $43K - $118K

5 salaries

$107,919/yr
$43K$118K

Animator - Hourly Contractor

Industrial Light & Magic

$48/hr

Range: $42 - $52

5 salaries

$48/hr
$42$52

Animator

Riot Games

$99,077/yr

Range: $93K - $132K

5 salaries

$99,077/yr
$93K$132K

Animator - Hourly Contractor

Rhythm & Hues Studios

$43/hr

Range: $25 - $54

5 salaries

$43/hr
$25$54
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$46
hourly
An Animator in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $46 per hour
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$25
hourly
An Animator in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A Computer Grafic Animator (CGI) in the Boulder, CO Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
Boulder, CO Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$46
hourly
A Facial Animator in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $46 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$27
hourly
A 3D Animator in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
 
Contract
51 to 200 employees
$5,600
monthly
A Character Animator in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $5,600 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private