How much does a Senior Animator make?

Updated Sep. 21, 2021
$81,614 /yr
Average Base Pay

100 salaries

$57K

Low

$82K

Average

$118K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Senior Animator is $81,614 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Senior Animator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 100 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Animator employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Animator$81,614 /yr
L4
Lead Animator$90,126 /yr
L5
Career Path

How much should you negotiate?

See how your offer stacks up to other pay packages and negotiate confidently.

Analyse Offer

Salaries in Canada

Location

or

Find a Specific Employer

Sort:

Company

Average Base Salary in (CAD)

Range

Imageworks
3.8

Imageworks

Senior Animator

$108,710

 /yr
Range: $98K - $127K
12 salaries
See 21 salaries from all locations

$98K

$127K

$98,174 - $126,843 Range

ICON Creative Studio
3.8

ICON Creative Studio

Senior Animator

$79,093

 /yr
Range: $64K - $94K

$64K

$94K

$63,551 - $94,287 Range

Imageworks
3.8

Imageworks

Senior Animator - Contractor

$105,997

 /yr
Range: $98K - $122K

$98K

$122K

$98,441 - $122,249 Range

WildBrain
4.1

WildBrain

Senior Animator

$57,682

 /yr
Range: $50K - $81K

$50K

$81K

$49,652 - $80,513 Range

Ubisoft
3.9

Ubisoft

Senior Animator

$86,763

 /yr
Range: $68K - $103K

$68K

$103K

$68,036 - $102,514 Range

Mainframe Studios
4.3

Mainframe Studios

Senior Animator - Contractor

$62,778

 /yr
Range: $59K - $75K

$59K

$75K

$58,837 - $75,033 Range

Mercury Filmworks
3.9

Mercury Filmworks

Senior Animator

$60,354

 /yr
Range: $55K - $76K

$55K

$76K

$55,454 - $76,098 Range

Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing –Add Anonymous Salary
MPC
3.6

MPC

Senior Animator

$88,000

 /yr
Range: $75K - $102K

$75K

$102K

$74,652 - $101,564 Range

Method Studios
3.5

Method Studios

Senior Animator - Hourly Contractor

$55

 /hr
Range: $40 - $64

$40

$64

$40 - $64 Range

Mainframe Studios
4.3

Mainframe Studios

Senior Animator

$73,088

 /yr
Range: $53K - $81K

$53K

$81K

$53,410 - $81,124 Range

ICON Creative Studio
3.8

ICON Creative Studio

Senior Animator - Contractor

$71,450

 /yr
Range: $70K - $95K

$70K

$95K

$70,070 - $94,776 Range

Nerd Corps Entertainment
2.7

Nerd Corps Entertainment

Senior Animator - Contractor

$56,560

 /yr
Range: $56K - $65K

$56K

$65K

$55,572 - $65,437 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Senior Animator

$98,763

 /yr
Range: $93K - $115K

$93K

$115K

$93,066 - $115,263 Range

MPC
3.6

MPC

Senior Animator - Contractor

$93,996

 /yr
Range: $84K - $96K

$84K

$96K

$84,053 - $95,696 Range

DNEG
3.7

DNEG

Senior Animator

$114,213

 /yr
Range: $84K - $155K

$84K

$155K

$84,177 - $155,297 Range

BioWare
3.7

BioWare

Senior Animator

$97,799

 /yr
Range: $79K - $105K

$79K

$105K

$79,187 - $105,144 Range

Snowball Studios
3.3

Snowball Studios

Senior Animator

$70,977

 /yr
Range: $60K - $72K

$60K

$72K

$60,170 - $71,916 Range

Nerd Corps Entertainment
2.7

Nerd Corps Entertainment

Senior Animator

$52,997

 /yr
Range: $44K - $53K

$44K

$53K

$43,678 - $53,318 Range

WildBrain
4.1

WildBrain

Senior Animator - Contractor
About 

$61K -$76K

$61K

$76K

$61,330 - $75,711 Range

DNEG
3.7

DNEG

Senior Animator - Contractor
About 

$109K -$130K

$109K

$130K

$108,660 - $129,660 Range

Download as data Table
Viewing 1 - 10 of 1,471

Frequently asked questions about a Senior Animator salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Animator is $81,614 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Senior Animator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 100 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Animator employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Animator in Canada is $117,744 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Animator in Canada is $56,571 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$38
hourly
A Senior FX Artist in the Montreal Area area reported making $38 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$61
hourly
A Senior Compositor in the Vancouver Area area reported making $61 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$88,000
per year
A Senior Animator in the Montreal Area area reported making $88,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$64
hourly
A Senior FX Artist in the Vancouver Area area reported making $64 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$105,000
per year
A Senior Animator in the Montreal Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Senior FX Artist in the Toronto Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$105,067
per year
A Senior Animator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $105,067 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Don't Miss Out On a Job You Love
Upload a CV to easily apply to jobs from anywhere. It's simple to set up.