3d Artist Salary

A 3d Artist earns an average salary of $51,847 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$35,023 - $87,122
$35K
$52K
$87K
MEDIAN: $51,847
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50%
90%

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$13.31 - $41.65
$13
$22
$42
MEDIAN: $22.08
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$35,023 - $87,122  
   
Bonus
$518 - $10,186  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,704 - $90,535  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 575
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.31 - $41.65  
   
Overtime
$20.42 - $59.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$518 - $10,186  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$32,704 - $90,535  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 242
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Job Description for 3d Artist

A 3d artist's job involves combining creative skills with knowledge of relevant software. This person uses specialized design and drawing software to create computer images of people, buildings, and/or objects. 3d art differs from traditional 2d images in that it can be manipulated and viewed from all sides as a separate, standout element.

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3d Artist Tasks

  • Collaborate with designers and developers to create simulations and final projects.
  • Use software, lighting, and rendering to create textures and visual effects.
  • Create and sculpt digital models, including video editing, 3D modeling, and animation.

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Pay by Experience Level for 3d Artist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,272

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Key Stats for 3d Artist

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 105 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects 3d Artist Salaries

▲56%

▲32%

▲16%

National Average
$51,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect 3d Artist Salaries

3d Modeling
▲9%

vray
▲5%

▲2%

3D Printing
▲2%

Graphic Design
▲1%

Adobe After Effects
▼0%

National Average
$51,000

▼1%


▼1%


▼1%



lighting
▼15%

Adobe InDesign
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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