How much does a Animator make?

Updated 1 Dec 2021
£32,188 /yr
Average Base Pay

149 salaries

£20K

Low

£32K

Average

£51K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

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

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

£32,875

 /yr
Range: £25K - £45K
11 salaries
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£25K

£45K

£25,292 - £45,035 Range

Framestore
4.2

Framestore

Animator - Contractor

£42,676

 /yr
Range: £34K - £54K

£34K

£54K

£33,878 - £53,975 Range

DNEG
3.8

DNEG

Animator - Contractor

£42,318

 /yr
Range: £31K - £61K

£31K

£61K

£30,998 - £60,947 Range

Prospect Health Recruitment
5

Prospect Health Recruitment

Animator

£46,613

 /yr
Range: £36K - £76K

£36K

£76K

£36,255 - £76,135 Range

Framestore
4.2

Framestore

Animator

£45,525

 /yr
Range: £33K - £51K

£33K

£51K

£33,026 - £51,431 Range

MPC
3.7

MPC

Animator - Contractor

£34,798

 /yr
Range: £27K - £54K

£27K

£54K

£26,567 - £54,493 Range

TT Games
3.4

TT Games

Animator

£30,350

 /yr
Range: £27K - £34K

£27K

£34K

£27,266 - £34,000 Range

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DNEG
3.8

DNEG

Animator

£51,329

 /yr
Range: £28K - £71K

£28K

£71K

£28,045 - £70,931 Range

Jellyfish Pictures
3.8

Jellyfish Pictures

Animator

£37,291

 /yr
Range: £14K - £47K

£14K

£47K

£14,436 - £46,829 Range

Up Learn
4.3

Up Learn

Animator

£23,716

 /yr
Range: £23K - £26K

£23K

£26K

£22,789 - £25,521 Range

Rocksteady
4.1

Rocksteady

Animator

£41,810

 /yr
Range: £61 - £54K

£61

£54K

£61 - £54,105 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Animator - Hourly

£18

 /hr
Range: £10 - £25

£10

£25

£10 - £25 Range

CVS Group
4.3

CVS Group

Animator

£51,793

 /yr
Range: £44K - £64K

£44K

£64K

£43,506 - £64,052 Range

Frontier Developments
3.2

Frontier Developments

Animator

£27,670

 /yr
Range: £28K - £35K

£28K

£35K

£27,600 - £35,188 Range

Rockstar Games
4.5

Rockstar Games

Animator

£35,366

 /yr
Range: £29K - £41K

£29K

£41K

£29,400 - £41,000 Range

Creative Assembly
4.4

Creative Assembly

Animator

£34,183

 /yr
Range: £34K - £35K

£34K

£35K

£34,183 - £35,026 Range

Rebellion
3.8

Rebellion

Animator

£30,460

 /yr
Range: £30K - £33K

£30K

£33K

£30,095 - £32,875 Range

Blue Zoo
4.4

Blue Zoo

Animator - Contractor

£27,723

 /yr
Range: £27K - £30K

£27K

£30K

£27,021 - £29,930 Range

PlayStation
4

PlayStation

Animator
About 

£63K -£69K

£63K

£69K

£63,417 - £69,268 Range

WarnerMedia
3.9

WarnerMedia

Animator
About 

£29K -£31K

£29K

£31K

£28,963 - £31,392 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.

£41,000
per year
An Animator in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £41,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£34,000
per year
An Animator in the Manchester Area area reported making £34,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
£36,000
per year
A Flash Animator in the London Area area reported making £36,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
£67,500
per year
An Animator in the London Area area reported making £67,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
£39,000
per year
A Technical Animator in the Birmingham Area area reported making £39,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Birmingham Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£35,000
per year
An Animation in the London Area area reported making £35,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
£32,000
per year
A 3D Animator in the London Area area reported making £32,000 per year
Job Highlights
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£28,311
per year
A 3D Animator in the Cambridge Area area reported making £28,311 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private