Animators and multimedia artists create graphics and animation using hand drawings and computer software and equipment. Many animators and multimedia artists are self-employed.


  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a training beyond high school
  • Have excellent computer skills
  • Have an eye for color and detail
  • Have a sense of balance and proportion
  • Be creative

In Oregon, the number of jobs for animators and multimedia artists is expected to grow faster than the average through the year 2020.

Salary Range in Oregon:

  • Hourly - $19.40 - $36.27
  • Monthly - $3,362 - $6,286
  • Yearly - $40,344 - $75,444

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