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Animator Salaries

Updated 2 Dec 2021
US$70T /yr
Average Base Pay

738 salaries

US$38T

Low

US$70T

Average

US$1L

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Animator make?

The average salary for Animator is US$69,896 per year in the United States. The average additional cash compensation for a Animator in the United States is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 738 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Animator employees in the United States.

Seniority Levels

L2
AnimatorUS$70T /yr
L3
Senior AnimatorUS$1L /yr
L4
Lead AnimatorUS$1L /yr
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Blue Sky Studios
4.2

Blue Sky Studios

Animator

US$1,08,694

 /yr
Range: US$83T - US$1L
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US$83T

US$1L

US$82,951 - US$1,47,141 Range

Pixar Animation Studios
4.1

Pixar Animation Studios

Animator

US$1,12,072

 /yr
Range: US$55T - US$2L

US$55T

US$2L

US$55,439 - US$1,53,265 Range

DreamWorks Animation
4.3

DreamWorks Animation

Animator

US$1,21,135

 /yr
Range: US$78T - US$2L

US$78T

US$2L

US$78,340 - US$1,74,004 Range

Walt Disney Company
4

Walt Disney Company

Animator

US$78,115

 /yr
Range: US$29T - US$2L

US$29T

US$2L

US$29,316 - US$2,31,296 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Animator

US$96,337

 /yr
Range: US$74T - US$1L

US$74T

US$1L

US$73,723 - US$1,31,808 Range

Blizzard Entertainment
3.5

Blizzard Entertainment

Animator

US$84,761

 /yr
Range: US$67T - US$1L

US$67T

US$1L

US$66,905 - US$1,02,973 Range

PlayStation
4

PlayStation

Animator - Hourly Contractor

US$35

 /hr
Range: US$29 - US$46

US$29

US$46

US$29 - US$46 Range

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Bento Box Entertainment
3.9

Bento Box Entertainment

Animator - Hourly

US$22

 /hr
Range: US$15 - US$56

US$15

US$56

US$15 - US$56 Range

Industrial Light & Magic
4.1

Industrial Light & Magic

Animator - Hourly

US$65

 /hr
Range: US$48 - US$80

US$48

US$80

US$48 - US$80 Range

2K
4

2K

Animator - Hourly Contractor

US$34

 /hr
Range: US$29 - US$52

US$29

US$52

US$29 - US$52 Range

Riot Games
4.2

Riot Games

Animator

US$1,11,906

 /yr
Range: US$92T - US$1L

US$92T

US$1L

US$91,611 - US$1,41,024 Range

Rooster Teeth Productions
3.4

Rooster Teeth Productions

Animator

US$51,554

 /yr
Range: US$20T - US$73T

US$20T

US$73T

US$20,428 - US$73,205 Range

Zynga
4.4

Zynga

Animator

US$89,181

 /yr
Range: US$65T - US$1L

US$65T

US$1L

US$65,492 - US$1,06,298 Range

Insomniac Games
4.3

Insomniac Games

Animator

US$87,586

 /yr
Range: US$81T - US$96T

US$81T

US$96T

US$80,814 - US$95,889 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Animator

US$64,371

 /yr
Range: US$25T - US$1L

US$25T

US$1L

US$24,719 - US$1,29,775 Range

PlayStation
4

PlayStation

Animator - Hourly

US$41

 /hr
Range: US$31 - US$44

US$31

US$44

US$31 - US$44 Range

Reel FX
3.5

Reel FX

Animator

US$71,702

 /yr
Range: US$44T - US$78T

US$44T

US$78T

US$44,472 - US$77,897 Range

Imageworks
3.9

Imageworks

Animator - Hourly

US$36

 /hr
Range: US$27 - US$69

US$27

US$69

US$27 - US$69 Range

ideaMACHINE studio
3.7

ideaMACHINE studio

Animator - Hourly

US$26

 /hr
Range: US$24 - US$29

US$24

US$29

US$24 - US$29 Range

Fantage
2.2

Fantage

Animator

US$56,593

 /yr
Range: US$39T - US$63T

US$39T

US$63T

US$39,288 - US$62,881 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Animator salaries

The national average salary for an Animator is US$69,896 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Animator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 738 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Animator employees.

The highest salary for an Animator in United States is US$1,28,692 per year.

The lowest salary for an Animator in United States is US$37,962 per year.

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