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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
$40,330
25th Percentile Wage
$51,940
50th Percentile Wage
$68,500
75th Percentile Wage
$90,510
90th Percentile Wage
$111,320

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 $111,320. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid multimedia artists and animators is $40,330.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,500
5.99% 13.78%
2016
$64,400
1.96% -
2015
$63,140
0.74% -
2014
$62,670
-0.21% -
2013
$62,800
5.96% -
2012
$59,060
- -

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 13 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 computer systems design and related services industry with an annual salary $72,820. The lowest paying industry is the research and development in the social sciences and humanities industry (annual salary $51,620). For detailed multimedia artists and animators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$72,820
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$70,870
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$68,500
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$67,700
Scientific Research and Development Services
$66,580
Engineering Services
$64,980
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$63,910
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$63,370
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$62,250
Specialized Design Services
$59,480
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$58,000
Photographic Services
$52,080
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$51,620

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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