How much does a character animator make?
Character Animators in America make an average salary of $80,529 per year or $38.72 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 135,000. The top 10 percent earn over $172,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $37,000 annually. District of Columbia, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, and Vermont have the highest paying Character Animator jobs. The typical tenure for a Character Animator is 2.0 years.