Multimedia Artists and Animators Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Multimedia Artists and Animators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,770
25th Percentile Wage
$43,990
50th Percentile Wage
$54,510
75th Percentile Wage
$63,750
90th Percentile Wage
$79,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for multimedia artists and animators in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $79,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid multimedia artists and animators is $36,770.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,5101.83%2.49%
201553,5104.22%-
201451,250-4.68%-
201353,6500.93%-
201253,150--

Compare Multimedia Artists and Animators Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of multimedia artists and animators in six industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $56,760. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $50,480). For detailed multimedia artists and animators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$56,760
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$55,600
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$54,510
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$53,540
State government, including schools and hospitals
$52,080
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$50,480

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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