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Special Effects Artists and Animators
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or $37.88 hourly
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Social Perceptiveness (47)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Special Effects Artists and Animators' job openings is expected to rise 5.4% by 2031
'Special Effects Artists and Animators' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Special Effects Artists and Animators' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Special Effects Artists and Animators' was $78,790, or $37.88 hourly
'Special Effects Artists and Animators' are paid 72.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as special effects artists and animators?
As of 2021 there were 20,430 people employed as Special Effects Artists and Animators within the United States.
This represents around 0.015% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 6 thousand people are employed as Special Effects Artists and Animators.
Create special effects or animations using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.
SOC Code: 27-1014.00
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