Average Visual Effects Artist Salary

$76,841
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$2,500
Bonus
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The average salary for a Visual Effects Artist is $76,841.
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$28k
10%
$77k
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$175k
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MEDIAN $76,841
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Salary
$28k - $175k
Bonus
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$40k - $185k

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Popular Skills for Visual Effects Artist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Visual Effects Artist

An early career Visual Effects Artist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,091 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Visual Effects Artist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,178 based on 10 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 33 survey responses.
Early Career
69.7%
Mid Career
30.3%

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