There are currently an estimated 73,700 multimedia animators in the United States. The multimedia animator job market is expected to grow by 8.4% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are multimedia animators?

CareerExplorer rates multimedia animators with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 9,100 multimedia animators. That number is based on 6,200 additional multimedia animators, and the retirement of 2,900 existing multimedia animators.

What’s the supply of multimedia animators?

The multimedia animator industry is concentrated in California, Texas, New York

Multimedia Animator job market by state

State Name Employed Multimedia Animators
California 11,950
Texas 2,460
New York 1,930
Washington 1,440
Florida 1,060
Oregon 1,040
Illinois 890
Massachusetts 860
Georgia 710
North Carolina 620
Michigan 540
Ohio 510
Connecticut 490
Virginia 470
Pennsylvania 420
Missouri 410
Minnesota 350
New Jersey 310
Utah 260
Maryland 250
Colorado 240
Nevada 240
Tennessee 220
Wisconsin 210
Arizona 200
South Carolina 170
New Mexico 160
Louisiana 160
Alabama 140
Kentucky 130
District of Columbia 100
Arkansas 100
Nebraska 90
Oklahoma 90
Iowa 70
Idaho 70
Kansas 70
Hawaii 60
Indiana 60
Maine 50
South Dakota 40
North Dakota 40
Montana 40
New Hampshire 30