ANIMATION DIRECTOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$85,000
$39,000
Min 10%
$85,000
Median 50%
$185,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does an animation director make?
Animation Directors in America make an average salary of $85,760 per year or $41.23 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $185,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $39,000 per year. Most Animation Director jobs are in Media companies and Internet companies. North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and Maine have the highest paying Animation Director jobs. The typical tenure for an Animation Director is 2.9 years.
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$80,208
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$77,291

Average Animation Director Salary By Company

If you are an Animation Director, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Animation Directors are Media companies and Internet companies. Microsoft and Ana Global Llc are the best paying companies for Animation Directors.

Average Animation Director Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Animation Director in the USA is $85,760 annually or $41.23 hourly. The top city when it comes to Animation Director salaries is San Francisco, CA at $150,943 per year. Not only that, San Francisco, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $84,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Animation Director salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and Maine. Arizona, Louisiana, and South Carolina have the lowest Animation Director salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$150,943
2
Redmond, WA
$144,271
3
Newark, NJ
$140,020

RECENTLY ADDED Animation Director SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Jefferson Parish
Animation Director
07/29/2019
$60,783
City of Detroit
Animation Director
05/13/2019
$76,944
Uravgconsumer, Inc.
3D Animation Director
03/11/2019
$61,568