Entry-Level Animator, 3D with Autodesk Maya Skills Salary (Canada)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Animator, 3D with Autodesk Maya skills is C$45,070 per year.

C$32,760 - C$58,841
C$33K
C$45K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$45,374
10%
50%
90%
C$10.82 - C$32.55
C$11
C$20
C$33
MEDIAN: C$19.83
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$58K
Salary C$32,760 - C$58,841
Bonus C$1,017
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$31,546 - C$58,765
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$10.82 - C$32.55
Overtime C$30.00
Annual Data C$0C$58K
Bonus C$1,017
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$31,546 - C$58,765
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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.

Animator, 3D Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$44,362

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

Key Stats for Animator, 3D

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 51%