The average Mid-Career 3D Artist earns approximately $59K annually. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, around one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Mid-Career 3D Artists who answered the questionnnaire. Most Mid-Career 3D Artists like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,471 - $92,375
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$59K
$92K
MEDIAN: $58,722
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$14.70 - $52.60
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MEDIAN: $26.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,471 - $92,375  
   
Bonus
$989 - $12,750  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
Total Pay (?
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$39,184 - $101,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 253
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.70 - $52.60  
   
Overtime
$20.61 - $61.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$989 - $12,750  
   
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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$39,184 - $101,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,845

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For Mid-Career 3D Artists, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career 3D Artists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+32 percent), Los Angeles (+21 percent), Orlando (+16 percent), and New York (+13 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Tampa, 15 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 15 percent less in Miami and 7 percent less in Austin, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for 3d Artist

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
077
5-9 years
77%
10-19 years
23%
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Skills That Affect 3d Artist Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Autodesk Maya
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Adobe Illustrator
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Adobe After Effects
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Zbrush
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3D Animation
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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