Multimedia Artists and Animators Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for multimedia artists and animators in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of multimedia artists and animators amongst Washington areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Multimedia Artists and Animators in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,290
25th Percentile Wage
$52,990
50th Percentile Wage
$76,260
75th Percentile Wage
$94,300
90th Percentile Wage
$112,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for multimedia artists and animators in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,290.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.32
25th Percentile Wage
$25.48
50th Percentile Wage
$36.65
75th Percentile Wage
$45.34
90th Percentile Wage
$53.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for multimedia artists and animators in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $53.88. The median hourly salary is $36.65. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.32.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201676,260-1.31%16.98%
201577,2606.41%-
201472,310-2.36%-
201374,02014.47%-
201263,310--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Multimedia Artists and Animators in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of multimedia artists and animators in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of multimedia artists and animators in state of Washington ranges from $60,800 to $77,560. The highest paying area for multimedia artists and animators in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $77,560. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $77,370). The lowest paying area is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with a median annual salary of $60,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$77,560
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$77,370
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$60,800


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