Animator salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 847 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Animators make?
The average total salary for a Animator is $66,000 per year. This is based on data from 847 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Animator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Animator salary can vary between $20,000 to $161,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Animator salary by company

Average salary per year*
Salary range**
Alameda Paying Agent, Los Angeles County, CA
17 income tax records
$102K – $205K
Entertainment Partners, Los Angeles County, CA
40 income tax records
$31K – $196K
TriNet, Los Angeles County, CA
17 income tax records
$24K – $95K
Cast & Crew, Los Angeles County, CA
10 income tax records
$31K – $129K

Animator demographics in United States

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69% are single
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31% are married
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17% have kids
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34% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Animators in United States

847 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a animator in the United States is $66,000 per year. Animator salaries in the United States can vary between $20,000 to $161,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 847 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as animator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for animators in the United States: Alameda Paying Agent ($149,000 a year), Entertainment Partners ($103,500 a year), and TriNet ($64,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for animators in the United States: Seattle Metro Area, WA ($102,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($92,000 a year), and Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($83,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.