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Animator Average Salary in Turkey 2021

How much money does an Animator make in Turkey?


Average Monthly Salary
5,820 TRY
( 69,900 TRY yearly)

LOW
2,800
TRY
AVERAGE
5,820
TRY
HIGH
9,140
TRY

A person working as an Animator in Turkey typically earns around 5,820 TRY per month. Salaries range from 2,800 TRY (lowest) to 9,140 TRY (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Animator salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Animator Salary Distribution in Turkey

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Animator salaries in Turkey range from 2,800 TRY per month (minimum salary) to 9,140 TRY per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 6,060 TRY per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Animator(s) are earning less than 6,060 TRY while the other half are earning more than 6,060 TRY. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Animator(s) are earning less than 3,980 TRY while 75% of them are earning more than 3,980 TRY. Also from the diagram, 75% of Animator(s) are earning less than 7,900 TRY while 25% are earning more than 7,900 TRY.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Animator Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Animator salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

An Animator with less than two years of experience makes approximately 3,270 TRY per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 4,640 TRY per month, 42% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 6,100 TRY per month, 31% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Animator(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 7,490 TRY per month, 23% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 7,970 TRY per month, 6% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 8,730 TRY per month, 10% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Animator average salary change by experience in Turkey

0 - 2 Years
3,270 TRY
2 - 5 Years+42%
4,640 TRY
5 - 10 Years+31%
6,100 TRY
10 - 15 Years+23%
7,490 TRY
15 - 20 Years+6%
7,970 TRY
20+ Years+10%
8,730 TRY
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Animator Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Animator(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Animator salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of an Animator is 4,070 TRY per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 4,700 TRY per month, 16% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 6,860 TRY per month, 46% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 8,450 TRY per month, 23% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Animator average salary difference by education level in Turkey

High School
4,070 TRY
Certificate or Diploma+16%
4,700 TRY
Bachelor's Degree+46%
6,860 TRY
Master's Degree+23%
8,450 TRY
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Turkey costs anywhere from 39,200 Turkish Lira(s) to 117,000 Turkish Lira(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.


Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Animator Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Animator employees in Turkey earn 8% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
6,140 TRY
Female-8%
5,670 TRY
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Turkey for all Careers

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Animator Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Turkey

How much are annual salary increments in Turkey for Animator(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Animator

Animator(s) in Turkey are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 10% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Turkey / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Turkey is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Banking
5%
Energy
1%
Information Technology
6%
Healthcare
2%
Travel
7%
Construction
3%
Education
8%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Turkey for the year 2020. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Animator Bonus and Incentive Rates in Turkey

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Turkey Animator
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An Animator is considered to be a low bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

69% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 31% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
31%
No Bonus
69%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Animator Average Hourly Wage in Turkey


34 TRY per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Turkey is 34 TRY. This means that the average Animator in Turkey earns approximately 34 TRY for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Animator VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Animator and Advertising / Grapic Design / Events monthly Turkey
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The average salary for Animator is 21% less than that of Advertising / Grapic Design / Events. Also, Advertising / Grapic Design / Events salaries are 6% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Advertising Account Executive8,690 TRY+49%
Advertising Account Manager9,590 TRY+65%
Advertising Account Planner4,700 TRY-19%
Advertising Coordinator6,670 TRY+15%
Advertising Manager12,400 TRY+110%
Advertising Operations Manager13,700 TRY+140%
Advertising Strategic Planner8,420 TRY+45%
Advertising Team Leader7,890 TRY+35%
Animator5,820 TRY-0%
Art Director8,170 TRY+40%
Artist6,570 TRY+13%
Artworker4,890 TRY-16%
Assistant Art Director5,950 TRY+2%
Audiosual Technician4,750 TRY-18%
Broadcast Administrator8,710 TRY+50%
Catering Sales5,220 TRY-10%
Catering Trainer6,190 TRY+6%
Commercial and Industrial Designer4,660 TRY-20%
Conference Organiser5,930 TRY+2%
Content and Media Production Lead9,170 TRY+57%
CopyWriter5,170 TRY-11%
Creative Designer5,860 TRY+1%
Creative Director7,750 TRY+33%
Designer 4,460 TRY-23%
Desktop Publisher3,840 TRY-34%
Director of Graphic Design7,560 TRY+30%
Events and Promotions Manager13,200 TRY+130%
Exhibit Display Coordinator6,380 TRY+10%
Exhibit Display Manager7,860 TRY+35%
Finisher4,090 TRY-30%
Graphic Artist5,120 TRY-12%
Graphic Designer4,960 TRY-15%
Graphics Design Supervisor6,820 TRY+17%
Imagery Analyst4,760 TRY-18%
Imaging Technologist4,860 TRY-17%
Interaction Designer4,070 TRY-30%
Media Planner6,630 TRY+14%
Media Production Coordinator5,930 TRY+2%
Media Production Manager10,900 TRY+87%
Media Project Manager11,200 TRY+92%
Media Relations Representative8,690 TRY+49%
Media Sales Executive10,600 TRY+82%
Multimedia Specialist4,860 TRY-17%
Photographer4,560 TRY-22%
PPC Campaign Manager8,420 TRY+45%
Print Production Manager9,170 TRY+57%
Product and Brand Manager12,200 TRY+110%
Sales Promotion Manager12,900 TRY+120%
Sketch Artist5,630 TRY-3%
Social Media Executive10,500 TRY+80%
Technical Typist3,500 TRY-40%
User Experience UX Designer5,390 TRY-7%
UX Designer4,610 TRY-21%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Ankara5,840 TRY
Antalya5,450 TRY
Istanbul6,040 TRY
Izmir5,840 TRY

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Turkey earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
7,630 TRY
Public Sector+5%
8,010 TRY
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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