Average Animator, 3D Salary

$54,442
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,500
Bonus
$6,800
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The average salary for an Animator, 3D is $54,442.
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$36k
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$54k
90%
$87k
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$36k - $87k
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$33k - $88k
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What Do Animator, 3DS Do?

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

3.7 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Animator, 3DS?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Animator, 3DS?

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 $41,177 based on 36 salaries. An early career Animator, 3D with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,809 based on 147 salaries. A mid-career Animator, 3D with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,025 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Animator, 3D with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,890 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,611.
Employees with Animator, 3D in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 60.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (55.7% more) and Chicago, Illinois (23.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (19.2% less) and Austin, Texas (13.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 307 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.7%
Early Career
47.9%
Mid Career
19.5%
Experienced
16.9%
Late Career
3.9%

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