How much does a Character Animator make in the United States? The average Character Animator salary in the United States is $63,902 as of June 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $52,302 and $77,102. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $52,302 10% $41,741 90% $89,120 75% $77,102 $63,902 50%(Median)
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Unreal Technical Artist

Leidos - Herndon, VA

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The Character Animator uses various methods to communicate the organization's efforts through an assortment of freehand artwork. Provides drawings or animations used in advertising, illustrating ideas and promotional efforts to amuse audiences or to meet other needs. Being a Character Animator may require a bachelor's degree. May prepare artwork for printing or mass production. In addition, Character Animator typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Character Animator work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Working as a Character Animator typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021

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