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Entry-Level Animator, 3D Salary

The average Entry-Level 3D Animator can expect to rake in roughly $44K annually. Some workers in this field — close to one-fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by close to one-half. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Entry-Level 3D Animators who answered the questionnnaire. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,107 - $67,884
(Median)
$29K
$44K
$68K
MEDIAN: $43,561
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$12.05 - $35.76
(Median)
$12
$20
$36
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary 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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,107 - $67,884  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,808  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $14,582  
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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$28,904 - $71,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
National Hourly Rate 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$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$12.05 - $35.76  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.86  
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 - $8,808  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $14,582  
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).
)
$28,904 - $71,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Animator, 3D Salaries

Autodesk Maya
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Adobe Photoshop
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3D Animation
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Autodesk 3ds Max
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National Average
$44,000

Adobe After Effects
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 26%
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