How much does a Animator make?

Updated 21 Jan 2022
US$69,896 /yr
Average Base Pay

738 salaries

US$38K

Low

US$70K

Average

US$129K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Animator make? The national average salary for a Animator is $69,896 in United States. Filter by location to see Animator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 738 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Animator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Animator£32,188 /yr
L3
Senior Animator£46,195 /yr
L4
Lead Animator£60,784 /yr
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Related Job Titles

2D Animator

£28,447

per year

3D Artist

£29,368

per year

Flash Animator

£32,565

per year

Storyboard Artist

£33,442

per year

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MPC
3.7

MPC

Animator

£33,671

 /yr
Range: £26K - £46K
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£26K

£46K

£25,904 - £46,125 Range

Framestore
4.2

Framestore

Animator - Contractor

£43,708

 /yr
Range: £35K - £55K

£35K

£55K

£34,697 - £55,281 Range

DNEG
3.8

DNEG

Animator - Contractor

£43,342

 /yr
Range: £32K - £62K

£32K

£62K

£31,748 - £62,421 Range

Prospect Health Recruitment
5

Prospect Health Recruitment

Animator

£47,741

 /yr
Range: £37K - £78K

£37K

£78K

£37,132 - £77,977 Range

Framestore
4.2

Framestore

Animator

£46,627

 /yr
Range: £34K - £53K

£34K

£53K

£33,825 - £52,675 Range

MPC
3.7

MPC

Animator - Contractor

£35,640

 /yr
Range: £27K - £56K

£27K

£56K

£27,209 - £55,811 Range

TT Games
3.5

TT Games

Animator

£31,084

 /yr
Range: £28K - £34K

£28K

£34K

£27,926 - £34,000 Range

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DNEG
3.8

DNEG

Animator

£52,571

 /yr
Range: £29K - £73K

£29K

£73K

£28,724 - £72,646 Range

Jellyfish Pictures
3.7

Jellyfish Pictures

Animator

£38,193

 /yr
Range: £15K - £48K

£15K

£48K

£14,785 - £47,961 Range

Up Learn
4.3

Up Learn

Animator

£24,289

 /yr
Range: £23K - £26K

£23K

£26K

£23,340 - £26,138 Range

Creative Assembly
4.4

Creative Assembly

Animator

£35,010

 /yr
Range: £28K - £36K

£28K

£36K

£28,000 - £35,873 Range

Rocksteady
4.1

Rocksteady

Animator

£42,821

 /yr
Range: £63 - £55K

£63

£55K

£63 - £55,413 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Animator - Hourly

£18

 /hr
Range: £10 - £25

£10

£25

£10 - £25 Range

CVS Group
4.2

CVS Group

Animator

£53,045

 /yr
Range: £45K - £66K

£45K

£66K

£44,558 - £65,601 Range

Rockstar Games
4.4

Rockstar Games

Animator

£36,222

 /yr
Range: £30K - £41K

£30K

£41K

£30,111 - £41,000 Range

Frontier Developments
3.2

Frontier Developments

Animator

£28,339

 /yr
Range: £28K - £36K

£28K

£36K

£28,268 - £36,039 Range

Rebellion
3.8

Rebellion

Animator

£31,196

 /yr
Range: £31K - £34K

£31K

£34K

£30,823 - £33,671 Range

Blue Zoo
4.4

Blue Zoo

Animator - Contractor

£28,394

 /yr
Range: £28K - £31K

£28K

£31K

£27,675 - £30,654 Range

PlayStation
3.9

PlayStation

Animator
About 

£65K -£70K

£65K

£70K

£64,599 - £70,432 Range

WarnerMedia
3.9

WarnerMedia

Animator
About 

£30K -£32K

£30K

£32K

£30,099 - £32,183 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Animator salaries

The national average salary for an Animator is £32,188 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see an Animator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 149 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Animator employees.

The highest salary for an Animator in United Kingdom is £50,698 per year.

The lowest salary for an Animator in United Kingdom is £20,436 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£25,674
per year
An Animator in the Belfast Area area reported making £25,674 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Belfast Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£22,000
per year
A Game Animator in the Plymouth Area area reported making £22,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Plymouth Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
£20
hourly
A Technical Animator in the Dundee Area area reported making £20 per hour
Job Highlights
Dundee Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
£23,000
per year
An Animator in the Birmingham Area area reported making £23,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Birmingham Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£24,000
per year
A VFX Artist in the Colchester Area area reported making £24,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Colchester Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£3,316
monthly
A 3D Animator in the Glasgow Area area reported making £3,316 per month
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Glasgow Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private