We made this as an input field for you to fill, as we decided it the best and easiest way to make the animpricer.com tool useful globally and personalized to your specific project. The salaries on an animation project are usually the highest cost by far and therefor important to get as correct as possible for a useful estimate.
Having fixed settings to choose from like low, medium, high, would very quickly localize the Animpricer.com’s usefulness as salaries are so different around the world. With the input bar we let you decide what a month’s work on your project is worth. All inputs are anonymous and not kept in a database by us.
It is, though, something that we are considering that you can allow us to keep in the future. It would be cool to be able to track the differences in salaries from different countries, but maybe more so between different projects in the same country.
This can help especially new artists in the industry to price their time right.
This is especially something that we are very interested in hearing feedback about. Would you be willing to share the salary input you do with us so that we can do these comparisons? It would still be anonymous, but maybe with a new drop-down menu where you select the country you are in.
Salary can be a sensitive matter, but also something that should not be too ‘dangerous’ to discuss and learn about. Looking forward to hear your thoughts and feedback.