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Multimedia Artists and Animators Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Multimedia Artists and Animators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,340
25th Percentile Wage
$49,310
50th Percentile Wage
$64,400
75th Percentile Wage
$85,630
90th Percentile Wage
$108,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for multimedia artists and animators in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $108,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid multimedia artists and animators is $39,340.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,4001.96%8.29%
201563,1400.74%-
201462,670-0.21%-
201362,8005.96%-
201259,060--

Compare Multimedia Artists and Animators Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of multimedia artists and animators in ten industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry with an annual salary $69,260. The lowest paying industry is the specialized design services industry (annual salary $52,370). For detailed multimedia artists and animators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$69,260
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$68,230
Engineering Services
$66,560
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$65,360
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$64,400
Scientific Research and Development Services
$64,200
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$64,140
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$63,920
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$59,410
Specialized Design Services
$52,370

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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