Multimedia Artists and Animators Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of multimedia artists and animators in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare multimedia artists and animators salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Multimedia Artists and Animators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,940
25th Percentile Wage
$55,030
50th Percentile Wage
$76,310
75th Percentile Wage
$101,510
90th Percentile Wage
$134,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for multimedia artists and animators in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) multimedia artists and animators is $134,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid multimedia artists and animators is $40,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of multimedia artists and animators in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,310
9.78% 12.87%
2016
$68,850
2.37% -
2015
$67,220
-0.21% -
2014
$67,360
-2.23% -
2013
$68,860
3.44% -
2012
$66,490
- -

Compare Multimedia Artists and Animators Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of multimedia artists and animators in 18 industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for multimedia artists and animators occupations is the software publishers industry with an annual salary $80,850. The lowest paying industry is the sound recording industries industry (annual salary $36,490). For detailed multimedia artists and animators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
$80,850
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$77,800
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$77,800
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$77,240
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$76,990
Other Information Services
$76,760
Other Information Services
$76,760
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$76,380
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$67,740
Television Broadcasting
$62,130
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$61,370
Telecommunications
$58,330
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$56,700
Newspaper Publishers
$52,120
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$50,720
Other Telecommunications
$48,650
Radio Broadcasting
$38,830
Sound Recording Industries
$36,490

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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