How much does a 2D Animator make?

Updated Nov. 14, 2021
$46,648 /yr
Average Base Pay

73 salaries

$31K

Low

$47K

Average

$70K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a 2D Animator make? The national average salary for a 2D Animator is $46,648 in Canada. Filter by location to see 2D Animator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 73 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by 2D Animator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Animator$58,316 /yr
L3
Senior Animator$81,614 /yr
L4
Lead Animator$90,126 /yr
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Titmouse
3.6

Titmouse

2D Animator - Monthly

$4,443

 /mo
Range: $3K - $6K
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$3K

$6K

$2,509 - $5,516 Range

WildBrain
4

WildBrain

2D Animator - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $20 - $31

$20

$31

$20 - $31 Range

Jam Filled Entertainment
4.3

Jam Filled Entertainment

2D Animator

$37,386

 /yr
Range: $33K - $66K

$33K

$66K

$32,991 - $66,141 Range

Copernicus Studios

2D Animator

$47,804

 /yr
Range: $43K - $55K

$43K

$55K

$42,651 - $54,593 Range

Oasis Animation
2.3

Oasis Animation

2D Animator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $13 - $23

$13

$23

$13 - $23 Range

WildBrain
4

WildBrain

2D Animator - Hourly Contractor

$30

 /hr
Range: $28 - $34

$28

$34

$28 - $34 Range

Bardel Entertainment
4.5

Bardel Entertainment

2D Animator - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $17

$9

$17

$9 - $17 Range

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Atomic Cartoons
4.8

Atomic Cartoons

2D Animator - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $21 - $28

$21

$28

$21 - $28 Range

Frima Studio
3.5

Frima Studio

2D Animator

$55,000

 /yr
Range: $43K - $59K

$43K

$59K

$43,194 - $58,996 Range

3.2

Copernicus Studios

2D Animator - Monthly Contractor

$3,650

 /mo
Range: $3K - $4K

$3K

$4K

$2,836 - $3,981 Range

Tonic DNA
3.9

Tonic DNA

2D Animator

$54,843

 /yr
Range: $47K - $87K

$47K

$87K

$47,099 - $86,601 Range

Bardel Entertainment
4.5

Bardel Entertainment

2D Animator - Monthly Contractor
About 

$3K -$4K

$3K

$4K

$2,530 - $3,715 Range

Prodigy Education
4.2

Prodigy Education

2D Animator
About 

$60K -$72K

$60K

$72K

$59,981 - $72,366 Range

Atomic Cartoons
4.8

Atomic Cartoons

2D Animator - Hourly Contractor
About 

$26 -$32

 hourly

$26

$32

$26 - $32 Range

Titmouse
3.6

Titmouse

2D Animator - Contractor
About 

$50K -$69K

$50K

$69K

$49,538 - $69,200 Range

9 Story Media Group
4.1

9 Story Media Group

2D Animator - Hourly
About 

$26 -$32

 hourly

$26

$32

$26 - $32 Range

Nelvana
3.8

Nelvana

2D Animator - Hourly Contractor
About 

$24 -$27

 hourly

$24

$27

$24 - $27 Range

Yowza Animation
3.3

Yowza Animation

2D Animator - Hourly
About 

$24 -$36

 hourly

$24

$36

$24 - $36 Range

Slap Happy Cartoons
4.6

Slap Happy Cartoons

2D Animator - Hourly
About 

$6 -$31

 hourly

$6

$31

$6 - $31 Range

3.8

Smiley Guy Studios

2D Animator - Hourly Contractor
About 

$14 -$26

 hourly

$14

$26

$14 - $26 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a 2D Animator salaries

The national average salary for a 2D Animator is $46,648 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a 2D Animator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 73 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a 2D Animator employees.

The highest salary for a 2D Animator in Canada is $69,716 per year.

The lowest salary for a 2D Animator in Canada is $31,214 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent 2d animator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$81,949
per year
A FX Artist in the Montreal Area area reported making $81,949 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$48,000
per year
A Cinematic Animator in the Montreal Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$85,000
per year
A 3D Animator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$24
hourly
A 3D Animator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A FX Artist in the Montreal Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
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