Do you have big dreams of being a well-known animator, but you don’t know how you could achieve this through freelancing? Check out these 4 interesting facts about freelance animation.
Freelance animators can make anything from $20 to $150 per hour, depending on the level of competence. According to ZipRecruiter, the average annual pay for a Freelance Animator in the United States is $66,714 a year.
Among the countries that paid the highest salary for animators are the USA, Australia, Canada, Japan, and France. In the US, the average animator's gross compensation is $47,706, which equates to a $23 hourly rate.
Among the famous animators who started off their careers as freelance animators are:
- Rebecca Parham
- Seth MacFarlane
- Charlotte Temple
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