Motion Graphics Designer Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about motion graphics designer demographics? We analyzed 2,338 motion graphics designers resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Motion Graphics Designer Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as motion graphics designers. Keep reading to find out what the results for motion graphics designers were.

Motion Graphics Designer Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among motion graphics designers is White, which makes up 75.0% of all motion graphics designers. Comparatively, there are 10.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.3% of the Asian ethnicity.

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  • White, 75.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 10.3%
  • Asian, 8.3%
  • Black or African American, 3.3%
  • Unknown, 2.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Motion Graphics Designers

The chart below shows that 44.9% of motion graphics designers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Portuguese at 8.2% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 8.2%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 44.9%
  • Portuguese, 8.2%
  • Chinese, 8.2%
  • Japanese, 8.2%
  • French, 8.2%
  • Other, 22.3%

Most Common Degree for Motion Graphics Designer

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for motion graphics designers. The most common degree for motion graphics designers is bachelor's degree. In fact, 70% of motion graphics designers earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 15% and rounding it off is associate degree with 8%.

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  • Bachelors degree, 70%
  • Associate degree, 11%
  • Masters degree, 9%
  • Certificate degree, 7%
  • Other Degrees, 3%

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of motion graphics designers based on ethnicity and gender.


Number Of Years On The Job For Motion Graphics Designer

By looking over 2,338 motion graphics designers resumes, we figured out that the average motion graphics designer enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 28%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Motion Graphics Designer Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of motion graphics designer employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of motion graphics designers is 40+ years old, which represents 40% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Motion Graphics Designers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, senior industrial designer and level designer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Fiber Artist11%82%
Floral Designer12%84%
Floral Manager13%83%
Motion Graphics Designer72%21%
Exhibit Builder81%12%
Level Designer82%13%
Senior Industrial Designer83%9%
Senior Industrial Designer
Level Designer
Exhibit Builder
Motion Graphics Designer
Floral Manager
Floral Designer
Fiber Artist

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Motion Graphics Designers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to motion graphics designers.

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Job Titleascdesc
Trampoline Team Coach11.50%
Motion Graphics Designer25.80%
Creative Director/Partner28.86%
Youth Program Director35.05%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Motion Graphics Designer?

Male Income
Female Income

Motion Graphics Designer Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Black or African American men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Motion Graphics Designer Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Some College/ Associate Degree$57,843
Bachelor's Degree$61,674
Master's Degree$67,015

Motion Graphics Designer Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Motion Graphics Designer Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a motion graphics designer can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of motion graphics designers is $84,187. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Motion Graphics Designers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where motion graphics designers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Motion Graphics Designers Located?

By looking through more than 2,338 resumes, we found that the most popular places for motion graphics designers are NY, New York and CA, Los Angeles.

Number of Motion Graphics Designers

Motion Graphics Designer Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ motion graphics designers. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most motion graphics designers is the media industry.

What Percentage Of Motion Graphics Designer Jobs Are Remote?

45.6% Remote

Freelance, outsourced or remote workers who spend much of their time working from home.

54.4% On-Site

Some of the vacancies require to stay on-site without possibility of working remotely.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire motion graphics designers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Motion Graphics Designer Work In

Employees with the motion graphics designer job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most motion graphics designers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ motion graphics designers. Those industries include media, technology and retail.

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