The average pay for an Entry-Level 3d Artist is $47,500 per year. A skill in 3D Printing is associated with high pay for this job.

$32,314 - $71,947
(Median)
$32K
$47K
$72K
MEDIAN: $47,499
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$11.89 - $31.25
(Median)
$12
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,314 - $71,947  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $9,000  
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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$30,407 - $72,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 360
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.89 - $31.25  
   
Overtime
$21.73 - $46.37  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$484.79 - $9,000  
   
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).
)
$30,407 - $72,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 168
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,973

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Skills That Affect 3d Artist Salaries

3D Printing
up arrow 13%

3d Modeling
up arrow 9%

Zbrush
up arrow 7%

Autodesk Maya
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 2%

Autodesk 3ds Max
up arrow 3%

3D Animation
up arrow 4%



Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 6%

3D Max
up arrow 8%

Texturing
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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