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Multimedia Artists and Animators in New Jersey

Considering a career as a Multimedia Artist or Animator in New Jersey?

5.3% Jobs Projection
$81,000 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Multimedia Artists and Animators in New Jersey are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Multimedia Artists and Animators in New Jersey is growing faster than average.

  • Multimedia Artists and Animators in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Multimedia Artists and Animators Work in New Jersey?

490 people worked as Multimedia Artists and Animators in 2018 in this state.

There were 310 Multimedia Artists and Animators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 180 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Multimedia Artists and Animators in NJ Employment Trend

The typical state has 215 Multimedia Artists and Animators working in it, which means New Jersey has more Multimedia Artists and Animators than average.

Multimedia Artists and Animators in NJ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Multimedia Artists and Animators in this state are growing at a rate of 5.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.4%.

Job Projections for Multimedia Artists and Animators: Nation vs. NJ

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 60 annual job openings, and a total of 790 jobs for New Jersey Multimedia Artists and Animators in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,600 annual jobs and 79,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Multimedia Artists and Animators Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Multimedia Artists and Animators ranged from $45,140 to $119,160 with $81,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.7 to $57.29. The median hourly rate was $38.94.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $32.3 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $6.64.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Multimedia Artists and Animators Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

Top New Jersey Metros for Multimedia Artists and Animators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Multimedia Artists and Animators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,220 $81,140
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 190 $65,090
Trenton, NJ 40 n/a

Top States for Multimedia Artists and Animators Employment

View the list below to see where most Multimedia Artists and Animators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 10,760 $84,740
Texas 2,480 $72,910
New York 2,060 $79,630
Georgia 1,090 $57,020
Florida 1,050 $61,020
Illinois 770 $59,080
Oregon 730 $64,850
Michigan 630 $58,180
North Carolina 630 $71,270
Massachusetts 610 $67,570
Ohio 540 $53,480
New Jersey 490 $81,000
Virginia 480 $63,570
Pennsylvania 470 $63,160
Missouri 450 $57,280
Connecticut 430 $94,140
Utah 310 $59,710
Minnesota 300 $59,690
Maryland 270 $57,990
Nevada 230 $60,710

Below are the states where Multimedia Artists and Animators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Connecticut $94,140
Washington $90,540
District of Columbia $89,770
California $84,740
North Dakota $83,150
New Jersey $81,000
New York $79,630
Texas $72,910
North Carolina $71,270
Idaho $68,580

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Occupation NJ Employment Total
Art Directors 1,030
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 140
Craft Artists 70

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