C$50,149
Avg. Salary
C$19.93
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$1,936

Bonus

C$1,017

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a 3D Artist is C$19.93 per hour.

The average pay for a 3D Artist is C$50,149 per year.

C$14.42
10%
C$19.93
50%
C$40.47
90%
MEDIAN C$19.93
C$35k
10%
C$50k
50%
C$75k
90%
MEDIAN C$50,149
C$34,955 - C$74,582
C$35K
C$50K
C$75K
MEDIAN: C$50,149
10%
50%
90%
C$14.42 - C$40.47
C$14
C$20
C$40
MEDIAN: C$19.93
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$78K
Salary C$34,955 - C$74,582
Bonus C$350 - C$5,855
Profit Sharing C$1,017
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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C$32,303 - C$78,961
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 420
Hourly Data C$0C$66
Hourly Rate C$14.42 - C$40.47
Overtime C$15.00 - C$66.79
Annual Data C$0C$78K
Bonus C$350 - C$5,855
Profit Sharing C$1,017
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).
)
C$32,303 - C$78,961
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 124

Job Description for 3d Artist

A 3d artist's job involves combining creative skills with knowledge of relevant software. This person uses specialized design and drawing software to create computer images of people, buildings, and/or objects. 3d art differs from traditional 2d images in that it can be manipulated and viewed from all sides as a separate, standout element.

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3d Artist Tasks
  • Collaborate with designers and developers to create simulations and final projects.
  • Use software, lighting, and rendering to create textures and visual effects.
  • Create and sculpt digital models, including video editing, 3D modeling, and animation.

3d Artist Job Listings

Popular Skills for 3d Artist

Pay by Experience Level for 3d Artist

Pay by Experience for a 3d Artist has a positive trend. An entry-level 3d Artist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 215 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 3d Artist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 115 salaries. An experienced 3d Artist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$66,000 based on 52 salaries. A 3d Artist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$88,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

19%

17%

-1%

-1%

-21%

-48%

National Average: C$49,797

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

3d Artist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a 3d Artist?

3d Artist in Vancouver:
"Try as many things as you can in your field."
Do as much training as you can early on, not just about VFX software but about film making as well. Try and get an opportunity as a generalist and try out as many things as you can, don't worry about choosing the right thing to specialise in just try as many things as you can.

3d Artist in Vancouver:
"Add Skills."
More and more often employers are looking for someone that can do everything instead of just specializing in one area. 2d, 3d, FX, animation, modelling, surfacing, sculpting, video post, managing other people, outsourcing review, etc..,

3d Artist in Montréal:
"3D Artist At Boogie Studio."
Pros: Flexible hours, rewarding, creative, challenging.
Cons: Stress level can be pretty high during crunch time.

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Key Stats for 3d Artist

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects 3d Artist Salaries

▲77%

▲33%

▲17%

National Average
C$50,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect 3d Artist Salaries

▲95%

▲8%



3D Animation
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
C$50,000

▼1%





▼9%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 32%