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Entry-Level Animator, 3D Salary (United States)

Entry-Level 3D Animators take home an average $43K annually. In the world of Entry-Level 3D Animators, overall income ranges from $27K near the bottom to $74K at the top; this can include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Some workers in this field — just under a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by around half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Entry-Level 3D Animators greatly outnumber their female counterparts.
Entry-Level Animator, 3D Salary (?
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$27,258 - $69,408
(Median)
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43K
51K
69K
MEDIAN: $43,203
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Entry-Level Animator, 3D Salary (?
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$12.21 - $38.44
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$27,258 - $69,408  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
Profit Sharing
$705 - $15,205  
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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$26,560 - $73,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.21 - $38.44  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $58.17  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
   
Profit Sharing
$705 - $15,205  
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).
)
$26,560 - $73,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Animator, 3D Salaries

Autodesk Maya
up arrow 3%
Adobe Photoshop
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Autodesk 3ds Max
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3D Animation
0%
National Average
$44,000
Adobe After Effects
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 28%