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Character Animator Salary

How much does a Character Animator make in the United States?
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$79,872 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$38 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$3,019 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average character animator salary in United States is $79,872 or an equivalent hourly rate of $38. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,019. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$56,716 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$98,888 (USD)

Senior Level Salary

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