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$32,585 - C$71,589
C$33K
C$49K
C$72K
MEDIAN: C$49,051
10%
50%
90%
C$11.74 - C$26.55
C$12
C$20
C$27
MEDIAN: C$19.73
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$71K
Salary C$32,585 - C$71,589
Bonus C$975 - C$11,960
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$31,347 - C$70,731
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 159
Hourly Data C$0C$59
Hourly Rate C$11.74 - C$26.55
Overtime C$1.53 - C$59.70
Annual Data C$0C$70K
Bonus C$975 - C$11,960
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$31,347 - C$70,731
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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$47,514

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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
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Animator, 3D Salaries

▲36%

▲13%

National Average
C$48,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Animator, 3D Salaries




Autodesk Maya
▲1%

National Average
C$48,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 43%