Average Animator, 3D Salary in Canada

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The average salary for an Animator, 3D in Canada is C$49,847.
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C$35k - C$78k
C$992 - C$7k
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C$33k - C$71k

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Job Description for Animator, 3D

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.

Job Satisfaction for Animator, 3D

3.6 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

Popular Employer Salaries for Animator, 3D

The top respondents for the job title Animator, 3D are from the companies Bardel Entertainment Inc., DHX Media and The Moving Picture Company. Reported salaries are highest at Bardel Entertainment Inc. where the average pay is C$60,000. The Moving Picture Company pays the lowest at around C$40,500.

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Popular Skills for Animator, 3D

Skills in Autodesk 3ds Max and Adobe After Effects are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, 3D Animation and Autodesk Maya.

Pay by Experience Level for Animator, 3D

An entry-level Animator, 3D with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$38,974 based on 19 salaries. An early career Animator, 3D with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$47,347 based on 134 salaries. A mid-career Animator, 3D with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,486 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Animator, 3D with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$65,021 based on 15 salaries.
Employees with Animator, 3D in their job title in Kelowna, British Columbia earn an average of 18.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (2.4% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (17.7% less), Québec City, Québec (1.7% less) and Montréal, Québec (0.4% less).

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