The average pay for an Entry-Level 3d Artist is $47,354 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are 3d Modeling and 3D Printing.

$32,135 - $71,678
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MEDIAN: $47,354
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$11.84 - $32.13
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MEDIAN: $19.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,135 - $71,678  
   
Bonus
$486.76 - $9,744  
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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$30,348 - $72,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 365
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $32.13  
   
Overtime
$20.40 - $50.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$486.76 - $9,744  
   
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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$30,348 - $72,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 166

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National Average: $46,212

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Key Stats for 3d Artist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
068
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
21%
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Skills That Affect 3d Artist Salaries

3d Modeling
up arrow 21%

3D Printing
up arrow 13%

Zbrush
up arrow 7%

Autodesk Maya
0%

National Average
$46,000

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 2%




Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 5%

lighting
up arrow 6%


3D Max
up arrow 8%

Texturing
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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