The average salary for an Animator, 3D in Canada is C$49,847.
Is Animator, 3D your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
C$35k - C$78k
C$992 - C$7k
C$33k - C$71k
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
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 …Read more
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
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.
Animator, 3D Job Listings
Search for more jobs
Popular Skills for Animator, 3D
Autodesk 3ds Max
Adobe After Effects
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.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
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).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 208 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
C$33k - C$57k
C$36k - C$77k
C$35k - C$67k
C$39k - C$69k
C$43k - C$72k
C$42k - C$63k
C$35k - C$54k
C$31k - C$62k
C$34k - C$70k
C$35k - C$65k