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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

27-1014 Multimedia Artists and Animators



Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 17019$33.92/hr$20.29/hr$25.77/hr$31.78/hr$39.96/hr$50.78/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Manufacturing20$30.95/hr
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
Information70$30.95/hr
Professional and Business Services90$31.78/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 170$31.78/hr7.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 170$31.78/hrN/A
Minnesota 180$31.78/hr7.2%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Graphic Designers 4,950$30.59/hr-0.5%
Film and Video Editors 210$24.14/hr20.9%
Web and Digital Interface Designers 1,700$38.12/hrN/A


  • Create basic designs, drawings, and illustrations for product labels, cartons, direct mail, or television.
  • Design complex graphics and animation, using independent judgment, creativity, and computer equipment.
  • Implement and maintain configuration control systems.
  • Assemble, typeset, scan, and produce digital camera-ready art or film negatives and printer's proofs.
  • Create and install special effects as required by the script, mixing chemicals and fabricating needed parts from wood, metal, plaster, and clay.
  • Participate in design and production of multimedia campaigns, handling budgeting and scheduling, and assisting with such responsibilities as production coordination, background design, and progress tracking.
  • Participate in design and production of multimedia campaigns, handling budgeting and scheduling, and assisting with such responsibilities as production coordination, background design, and progress tracking.
  • Develop briefings, brochures, multimedia presentations, web pages, promotional products, technical illustrations, and computer artwork for use in products, technical manuals, literature, newsletters, and slide shows.
  • Script, plan, and create animated narrative sequences under tight deadlines, using computer software and hand drawing techniques.
  • Create two-dimensional and three-dimensional images depicting objects in motion or illustrating a process, using computer animation or modeling programs.