$51,602
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,979

Profit Sharing

$1,998
A 3d Artist earns an average salary of $51,847 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$34,957 - $85,882
$35K
$52K
$86K
MEDIAN: $51,602
10%
50%
90%

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$14.12 - $40.67
$14
$22
$41
MEDIAN: $21.60
10%
50%
90%

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$0$88K
Salary $34,957 - $85,882
Bonus $502 - $10,033
Profit Sharing $970 - $9,933
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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$32,093 - $88,398
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,009
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $14.12 - $40.67
Overtime $21.72 - $58.00
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $502 - $10,033
Profit Sharing $970 - $9,933
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).
)
$32,093 - $88,398
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 454

Job Description for 3d Artist

A 3d artist's job involves combining creative skills with knowledge of relevant software. This person uses specialized design and drawing software to create computer images of people, buildings, and/or objects. 3d art differs from traditional 2d images in that it can be manipulated and viewed from all sides as a separate, standout element.

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3d Artist Tasks

  • Collaborate with designers and developers to create simulations and final projects.
  • Use software, lighting, and rendering to create textures and visual effects.
  • Create and sculpt digital models, including video editing, 3D modeling, and animation.

3d Artist Pay By Employer

$0$96K

$67,594

$96,000

$33,000

Common Career Paths for 3d Artist


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Popular Skills for 3d Artist

Pay by Experience Level for 3d Artist

Pay by Experience for a 3d Artist has a positive trend. An entry-level 3d Artist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 505 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 3d Artist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 322 salaries. An experienced 3d Artist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 153 salaries. A 3d Artist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,914

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Key Stats for 3d Artist

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 199 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects 3d Artist Salaries

▲57%

▲33%

▲17%

National Average
$51,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect 3d Artist Salaries

3d Modeling
▲10%

vray
▲6%

▲3%

3D Printing
▲2%

Graphic Design
▲2%

Adobe After Effects
▲1%

▼0%

▼0%

National Average
$51,000

▼1%





lighting
▼15%

Adobe InDesign
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 199 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 23%