C$45,487
Avg. Salary
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An Entry-Level 3d Artist earns an average salary of C$46,090 per year. A skill in Nuke is associated with high pay for this job.

C$32,864 - C$61,696
C$33K
C$45K
C$62K
MEDIAN: C$45,487
10%
50%
90%
C$14.07 - C$34.30
C$14
C$19
C$34
MEDIAN: C$18.58
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$63K
Salary C$32,864 - C$61,696
Bonus C$97.87 - C$4,137
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$31,431 - C$63,209
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 298
Hourly Data C$0C$56
Hourly Rate C$14.07 - C$34.30
Overtime C$14.90 - C$56.63
Annual Data C$0C$63K
Bonus C$97.87 - C$4,137
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$31,431 - C$63,209
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 90

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

Pay Difference by Location

12%

2%

-5%

-11%

-42%

National Average: C$44,467

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

3d Artist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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..,

Key Stats for 3d Artist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect 3d Artist Salaries

▲18%



▲2%

National Average
C$44,000

▼2%





▼10%

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 35%