Animation Director Salary in the United States

How much does an Animation Director make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Animation Director in the United States is $42 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $38 and $48. Hourly rate 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is an Animation Director?

An Animation Director is the director in charge of all aspects of the animation process during the production of an animated film or an animated segment for a live action film or television....

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Animation Director in the United States. The average hourly rate for Animation Director ranges from $38 to $48 with the average hourly pay of $42. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $39 to $50 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $43.

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Job Openings for Animation Director
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Activision - Novato , CA
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The Creative Group - Los Angeles , CA
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Working with established proprietary rigging and animation system within digital creation tools ... As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at ...
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Activision - Santa Monica , CA
The role will work closely with the Characters, Weapons, Vehicles and Player Animation teams within ... Consistent follow-through, ability to manage and direct communication and ensure transparency and ...
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