The average pay for an Animator, 3D is C$49,233 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Autodesk MotionBuilder and Adobe After Effects. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

C$33,137 - C$72,731
C$33K
C$50K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$49,539
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50%
90%
C$12.37 - C$31.80
C$12
C$20
C$32
MEDIAN: C$19.93
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50%
90%
C$0C$72K
Salary C$33,137 - C$72,731
Bonus C$976 - C$11,920
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$31,725 - C$72,047
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 161
Hourly Data C$0C$42
Hourly Rate C$12.37 - C$31.80
Overtime C$20.51 - C$42.75
Annual Data C$0C$72K
Bonus C$976 - C$11,920
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$31,725 - C$72,047
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

Job Description for Animator, 3D

A 3D animator uses computer software to create vivid, engaging video animations that can be used for web design applications, computer games, commercials, and full-length movies and television programs. 3D animators typically work with developers, designers, and directors, making initial sketches and helping create quickly sketched stills of the work to be done (called storyboards). Working in close consultation with these supervisory developers or designers, the animator then uses professional drawing and animation programs to model characters, backgrounds, and movements on screen. The animator develops a shading strategy and works to create movement of the elements on screen to make them match the designer's intent and in a way that is consistent with the storyboards created earlier in the process.

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Animator, 3D Tasks

  • Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other media.
  • Provide insight and guidance on current graphic trends and technologies.
  • Collaborate with multiple departments and customers.
  • Develop multi-media presentations to illustrate a wide array of material.

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Popular Skills for Animator, 3D

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$48,262

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

Animator, 3D Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Animator, 3D?

Animator, 3D in Toronto:
Pros: It's very flexible and creative job.
Cons: The pay is not as good as some of the other top companies.

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Key Stats for Animator, 3D

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Animator, 3D Salaries

▲34%

▲11%

National Average
C$48,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Animator, 3D Salaries




National Average
C$48,000

Autodesk Maya
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 40%