Visual Effects Supervisor Salary

The average salary for a Visual Effects Supervisor is $117,110 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$40,000 - $250,000
$40K
$120K
$250K
MEDIAN: $117,110
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$10.07 - $148.99
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$32
$150
MEDIAN: $31.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$40,000 - $250,000  
   
Bonus
$20,000  
Total Pay (?
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$24,960 - $250,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $148.99  
   
Overtime
$45.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$20,000  
   
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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$24,960 - $250,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Visual Effects Supervisor

A visual effects supervisor is responsible for supervising staff while a television or film production is being taped or filmed. The visual effects supervisor, in addition, will research new developments in software because these tools are essential to ensure that the movie or show is finished in a timely, effective manner.

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Visual Effects Supervisor Tasks

  • Communicate with production heads regarding creative and budget requirements for visual effects.
  • Monitor filming to ensure visual effects compatibility.
  • Coordinate, track, and lead teams of artists for pre- and post-production.

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Pay by Experience Level for Visual Effects Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Visual Effects Supervisor

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Visual Effects Supervisor Salaries

Experienced
▲58%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$106,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼48%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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