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Cartoonist / Animator in the United States

How much does a Cartoonist / Animator earn in the United States? The average Cartoonist / Animator salary in the United States is $52,763 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $44,050 and $63,834. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Provides drawings or animations used in advertising, illustrating ideas and promotional efforts to amuse audiences or to meet other needs. Uses various methods to communicate the organization's efforts through an assortment of freehand artwork. May prepare artwork for printing or mass production. May require a bachelors degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.

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    Cartoonist / Animator

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Art Director Assistant

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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