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Multimedia Artists and Animators in Washington

Considering a career as a Multimedia Artist or Animator in Washington?

42.9% Jobs Projection
$90,540 Median Salary
510 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Multimedia Artists and Animators Work in Washington?

There were 1,440 Multimedia Artists and Animators employed in this state in 2017.

Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Multimedia Artists and Animators in this state are growing at a rate of 42.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.4%.

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

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 510 annual job openings, and 5,300 total jobs in 2026 for Multimedia Artists and Animators in this state.

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

What do Multimedia Artists and Animators Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Multimedia Artists and Animators ranged from $54,050 to $133,510 with $90,540 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.99 to $64.19. The median hourly rate was $43.53.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $42.48 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.05.

The median salary in Washington is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Multimedia Artists and Animators Earnings: WA vs. National Average

Top Washington 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
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 620 $65,640

Top States for Multimedia Artists and Animators Employment

The table below shows the states 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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation WA Employment Total
Art Directors 830
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 320
Craft Artists 30

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