Multimedia animators rate their happiness above average.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, multimedia animators rate their career happiness 3.5 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 31% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy multimedia animators are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Exhibit designer
3.7
$55k
Camera operator
3.6
$49k
Model maker
3.6
$61k
Film and video editor
3.6
$63k
Multimedia animator
3.5
$79k
Industrial designer
3.5
$77k
Graphic designer
3.4
$51k
Projectionist
3.3
$29k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are multimedia animators happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do multimedia animators find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as multimedia animators?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are multimedia animator’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are multimedia animators making the best use of their abilities?

Are multimedia animators happy with their salary?

Multimedia animators rated their satisfaction with their salaries 2.9/5. Multimedia animators tend to be quite unhappy with their salary, with very few reporting satisfaction with their pay.

We asked multimedia animators how fairly compensated they are for their work.
Their response was:

2.9 out of 5 stars

288 multimedia animators

5 Star
13%

13% of multimedia animators rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
19%

19% of multimedia animators rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
30%

30% of multimedia animators rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
20%

20% of multimedia animators rated their compensation 2 stars

1 Star
18%

18% of multimedia animators rated their compensation 1 stars

Do multimedia animators find their jobs meaningful?

On average, multimedia animators rate the meaningfulness of their work a 3.2/5. Most tend to be satisified with the level of meaning they find in their careers.

We asked multimedia animators how meaningful they found their work.
Their response was:

3.2 out of 5 stars

301 multimedia animators

5 Star
25%

25% of multimedia animators rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
19%

19% of multimedia animators rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
22%

22% of multimedia animators rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
20%

20% of multimedia animators rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

1 Star
15%

15% of multimedia animators rated how meaningful they found their career 1 stars

How well are people’s personalities suited to everyday tasks as multimedia animators?

Multimedia animators rated their personality fit with their work an average of 3.8/5. The majority of multimedia animators find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

We asked multimedia animators how well their personalities fit into their careers.
Their response was:

3.8 out of 5 stars

332 multimedia animators

5 Star
29%

29% of multimedia animators rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
37%

37% of multimedia animators rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
24%

24% of multimedia animators rated their career fit 3 stars

2 Star
7%

7% of multimedia animators rated their career fit 2 stars

1 Star
3%

3% of multimedia animators rated their career fit 1 stars

How enjoyable is a multimedia animator’s work environment?

As a whole, multimedia animators rated their enjoyment of their work environment 3.6/5. A solid majority of multimedia animators enjoy their work environment, probably contributing to overall higher satisfaction with working as a multimedia animator.

We asked multimedia animators how much they enjoyed their work environment.
Their response was:

3.6 out of 5 stars

325 multimedia animators

5 Star
25%

25% of multimedia animators rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
31%

31% of multimedia animators rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
25%

25% of multimedia animators rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
13%

13% of multimedia animators rated their work environment 2 stars

1 Star
6%

6% of multimedia animators rated their work environment 1 stars

Are multimedia animators making the best use of their abilities?

Former multimedia animators on CareerExplorer have rated their skills utilization 3.5/5. Most multimedia animators surveyed find that they manage to use their abilities to their fullest as a multimedia animator, which helps contribute to higher career satisfaction in the long term.

We asked multimedia animators how well their abilities were used in their careers.
Their response was:

3.5 out of 5 stars

327 multimedia animators

5 Star
26%

26% of multimedia animators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
25%

25% of multimedia animators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
26%

26% of multimedia animators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
14%

14% of multimedia animators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
9%

9% of multimedia animators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars