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Animator Salary
in Indiana, United States

$42,982 (USD)

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The average pay for an Animator is $42,982 a year and $21 an hour in Indiana, United States. The average salary range for an Animator is between $31,877 and $52,210. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Animator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Indiana, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Draws animated cartoons for use in motion pictures or television: renders series of sequential drawings of characters or other subject material which when photographed and projected at specific speed becomes animated.
  • May label each section with designated colors when colors are used.
  • May create and prepare sketches and model drawings of characters.
  • May prepare successive drawings to portray wind, rain, fire, and similar effects and be designated cartoonist, special effects.
  • May develop color patterns and moods and paint background layouts to dramatize action for animated cartoon scenes and be designated cartoon-background artist.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Animator Job Listings for Indiana, United States

Campaign Specialist
Nov 2
Indianapolis, United States
Develop interactive animations * Supporting in developing post campaign case studies * Strong knowledge of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as FreeHand ...
Lead Unity 3D Developer for AR and VR Applications
Sep 27
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Ascent XR
Advanced Unity 3d experience (v5-2018.1+) including animation and lighting * Strong C# development skills and knowledge including game creation * Augmented or Virtual Reality development experience