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How much does a 3D Animator make?

Updated Dec. 6, 2021
$58,826 /yr
Average Base Pay

213 salaries

$42K

Low

$59K

Average

$82K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a 3D Animator make? The national average salary for a 3D Animator is $58,826 in Canada. Filter by location to see 3D Animator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 213 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by 3D Animator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Animator$58,316 /yr
L3
Senior Animator$81,614 /yr
L4
Lead Animator$90,126 /yr
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Bardel Entertainment
4.5

Bardel Entertainment

3D Animator

$52,996

 /yr
Range: $38K - $67K
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$38K

$67K

$38,443 - $66,657 Range

Bardel Entertainment
4.5

Bardel Entertainment

3D Animator - Contractor

$54,633

 /yr
Range: $38K - $63K

$38K

$63K

$38,400 - $63,211 Range

Ubisoft
3.9

Ubisoft

3D Animator

$64,065

 /yr
Range: $41K - $106K

$41K

$106K

$41,238 - $105,505 Range

Guru Studio
4.2

Guru Studio

3D Animator

$53,775

 /yr
Range: $42K - $69K

$42K

$69K

$41,730 - $68,866 Range

WildBrain
4

WildBrain

3D Animator

$53,875

 /yr
Range: $47K - $67K

$47K

$67K

$47,162 - $67,200 Range

ICON Creative Studio
3.6

ICON Creative Studio

3D Animator

$61,007

 /yr
Range: $43K - $78K

$43K

$78K

$43,044 - $78,280 Range

Snowball Studios
3.3

Snowball Studios

3D Animator

$51,000

 /yr
Range: $35K - $90K

$35K

$90K

$35,121 - $89,553 Range

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Tangent Animation
4.6

Tangent Animation

3D Animator

$72,018

 /yr
Range: $56K - $100K

$56K

$100K

$56,236 - $100,421 Range

Mainframe Studios
4.3

Mainframe Studios

3D Animator - Contractor

$55,063

 /yr
Range: $42K - $68K

$42K

$68K

$42,000 - $68,291 Range

Jam Filled Entertainment
4.3

Jam Filled Entertainment

3D Animator

$47,470

 /yr
Range: $38K - $88K

$38K

$88K

$38,047 - $87,786 Range

Snowball Studios
3.3

Snowball Studios

3D Animator - Contractor

$45,930

 /yr
Range: $43K - $60K

$43K

$60K

$42,656 - $60,178 Range

MPC
3.7

MPC

3D Animator - Contractor

$40,974

 /yr
Range: $34K - $77K

$34K

$77K

$34,461 - $76,871 Range

MPC
3.7

MPC

3D Animator

$52,531

 /yr
Range: $35K - $91K

$35K

$91K

$34,671 - $90,871 Range

Framestore
4.2

Framestore

3D Animator

$71,948

 /yr
Range: $53K - $89K

$53K

$89K

$52,609 - $88,718 Range

Guru Studio
4.2

Guru Studio

3D Animator - Contractor

$49,750

 /yr
Range: $34K - $59K

$34K

$59K

$34,263 - $58,675 Range

WildBrain
4

WildBrain

3D Animator - Contractor

$60,114

 /yr
Range: $40K - $71K

$40K

$71K

$39,932 - $70,557 Range

Imageworks
3.9

Imageworks

3D Animator

$77,000

 /yr
Range: $70K - $85K

$70K

$85K

$69,671 - $85,311 Range

Cinesite
4.2

Cinesite

3D Animator - Contractor

$59,301

 /yr
Range: $42K - $80K

$42K

$80K

$41,749 - $80,000 Range

Behaviour Interactive
4.3

Behaviour Interactive

3D Animator

$53,752

 /yr
Range: $50K - $58K

$50K

$58K

$49,511 - $57,704 Range

Cinesite
4.2

Cinesite

3D Animator

$65,212

 /yr
Range: $52K - $91K

$52K

$91K

$52,073 - $91,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a 3D Animator salaries

The national average salary for a 3D Animator is $58,826 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a 3D Animator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 213 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a 3D Animator employees.

The highest salary for a 3D Animator in Canada is $81,557 per year.

The lowest salary for a 3D Animator in Canada is $42,431 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent 3d animator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$81,949
per year
A FX Artist in the Montreal Area area reported making $81,949 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$48,000
per year
A Cinematic Animator in the Montreal Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$85,000
per year
A 3D Animator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$24
hourly
A 3D Animator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A FX Artist in the Montreal Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
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