How much does a Technical Animator make?

Updated Sep 17, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$80,758 /yr
Average Base Pay

44 salaries

$53K

Low

$81K

Average

$124K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Technical Animator is $80,758 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Technical Animator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 44 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Technical Animator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Animator$69,896 /yr
L3
Senior Animator$110,364 /yr
L4
Lead Animator$99,711 /yr
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Hi-Rez Studios
3.9

Hi-Rez Studios

Technical Animator

$54,881

 /yr
Range: $49K - $64K
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$49K

$64K

$48,692 - $63,722 Range

Blue Sky Studios
4.2

Blue Sky Studios

Technical Animator

$74,486

 /yr
Range: $64K - $103K

$64K

$103K

$63,502 - $103,390 Range

Electronic Arts
4

Electronic Arts

Technical Animator

$122,997

 /yr
Range: $98K - $128K

$98K

$128K

$98,410 - $127,932 Range

Rhythm & Hues Studios
3.8

Rhythm & Hues Studios

Technical Animator - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $29 - $59

$29

$59

$29 - $59 Range

Blue Sky Studios
4.2

Blue Sky Studios

Technical Animator - Hourly Contractor

$31

 /hr
Range: $27 - $33

$27

$33

$27 - $33 Range

343 Industries
3

343 Industries

Technical Animator - Hourly
About 

$22 -$56

 hourly

$22

$56

$22 - $56 Range

ZeniMax Media
3.7

ZeniMax Media

Technical Animator
About 

$83K -$90K

$83K

$90K

$82,955 - $90,283 Range

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Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Technical Animator
About 

$93K -$139K

$93K

$139K

$92,571 - $139,292 Range

Snap
4.1

Snap

Technical Animator
About 

$100K -$110K

$100K

$110K

$100,089 - $109,567 Range

Rhythm & Hues Studios
3.8

Rhythm & Hues Studios

Technical Animator - Hourly Contractor
About 

$26 -$49

 hourly

$26

$49

$26 - $49 Range

FLSmidth|FLSmidth S.A.
3.5

FLSmidth|FLSmidth S.A.

Technical Animator
About 

$71K -$77K

$71K

$77K

$71,385 - $77,232 Range

Respawn Entertainment
4.6

Respawn Entertainment

Technical Animator
About 

$116K -$124K

$116K

$124K

$116,394 - $123,642 Range

Volt Consulting Group
3.5

Volt Consulting Group

Technical Animator - Hourly
About 

$34 -$37

 hourly

$34

$37

$34 - $37 Range

High Moon Studios
4

High Moon Studios

Technical Animator - Hourly
About 

$29 -$32

 hourly

$29

$32

$29 - $32 Range

Imageworks
3.8

Imageworks

Technical Animator - Hourly
About 

$62 -$67

 hourly

$62

$67

$62 - $67 Range

First Contact Entertainment
4.1

First Contact Entertainment

Technical Animator
About 

$72K -$78K

$72K

$78K

$71,639 - $78,140 Range

OneSubsea
4

OneSubsea

Technical Animator
About 

$56K -$60K

$56K

$60K

$55,600 - $60,324 Range

BitLoft
3.2

BitLoft

Technical Animator - Monthly Contractor
About 

$4K -$5K

$4K

$5K

$4,497 - $4,912 Range

Epic Games
4.3

Epic Games

Technical Animator - Hourly
About 

$20 -$21

 hourly

$20

$21

$20 - $21 Range

Insomniac Games
4.3

Insomniac Games

Technical Animator
About 

$101K -$110K

$101K

$110K

$101,355 - $110,153 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Technical Animator salaries

The national average salary for a Technical Animator is $80,758 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Technical Animator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 44 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Technical Animator employees.

The highest salary for a Technical Animator in United States is $123,990 per year.

The lowest salary for a Technical Animator in United States is $52,600 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$25
hourly
An Animator/Illustrator in the Akron, OH Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Akron, OH Area area
Freelance
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
A 2D Animator in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$96,386
per year
A Technical Animator in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $96,386 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$35
hourly
An Animator in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$91,000
per year
An Animation Artist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $91,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
An Animator in the Lafayette, IN Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
Lafayette, IN Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$70
hourly
A 3D Computer Animation/Scene Assembly Artist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $70 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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