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
$39,510
25th Percentile Wage
$50,610
50th Percentile Wage
$68,850
75th Percentile Wage
$95,960
90th Percentile Wage
$123,030

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 $123,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid multimedia artists and animators is $39,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of multimedia artists and animators in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,8502.37%3.43%
201567,220-0.21%-
201467,360-2.23%-
201368,8603.44%-
201266,490--

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 other information services industry with an annual salary $77,170. 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
Other Information Services
$77,170
Other Information Services
$77,170
Software Publishers
$73,890
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$72,270
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$70,610
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$65,680
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$65,440
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$62,790
Television Broadcasting
$62,640
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$59,830
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$59,830
Telecommunications
$57,540
Newspaper Publishers
$54,450
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$53,770
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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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