Senior Animator Career Path

Are you thinking of becoming a senior animator or already started your career and planning the next step? Learn how to become a senior animator, what skills you need to succeed, how to advance your career and get promoted, and what levels of pay to expect at each step on your career path. Explore new senior animator job openings and options for career transitions into related roles.

Seniority Levels

L3

Senior Animator

Alias: Animator Supervisor
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2 - 4Years of Experience
CA$78,955Avg. Annual Salary
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L4

Lead Animator

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5 - 7Years of Experience
CA$89,724Avg. Annual Salary
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L5

Senior Lead Animator

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No Years of Experience Reports
CA$60,942Avg. Annual Salary
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Salary Trajectory

Senior Animator Career Path

CA$100k
CA$75k
CA$50k
CA$25k
CA$0
L3
L5
Seniority Levels
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Important Skill Sets for the Senior Animator Career Path

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Creative Problem Solving
Animation Design
Editing

Senior Animator Career Transitions

Your skills as a senior animator can prepare you to transition into related roles, such as concept artist or technical artist, which could open up different career paths for you. Below are the most common senior animator career transitions, along with typical salaries and skill requirements.