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How much does a 3D Animator make?

Updated Jul. 30, 2021
$57,418 /yr
Average Base Pay

198 salaries

$41K

Low

$57K

Average

$80K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a 3D Animator is $57,418 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see 3D Animator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 198 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by 3D Animator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Animator$57,324 /yr
L3
Senior Animator$80,026 /yr
L4
Lead Animator$89,344 /yr
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Bardel Entertainment
4.4

Bardel Entertainment

3D Animator

$52,851

 /yr
Range: $38K - $66K
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$38K

$66K

$37,853 - $65,634 Range

Bardel Entertainment
4.4

Bardel Entertainment

3D Animator - Contractor

$56,445

 /yr
Range: $44K - $62K

$44K

$62K

$43,905 - $62,241 Range

Ubisoft
3.9

Ubisoft

3D Animator

$58,752

 /yr
Range: $41K - $104K

$41K

$104K

$40,606 - $103,886 Range

Guru Studio
4.2

Guru Studio

3D Animator

$50,569

 /yr
Range: $41K - $68K

$41K

$68K

$41,090 - $68,000 Range

WildBrain
4.1

WildBrain

3D Animator

$53,049

 /yr
Range: $42K - $67K

$42K

$67K

$42,111 - $66,705 Range

ICON Creative Studio
3.7

ICON Creative Studio

3D Animator

$60,071

 /yr
Range: $42K - $77K

$42K

$77K

$42,384 - $77,079 Range

Jam Filled Entertainment
4.1

Jam Filled Entertainment

3D Animator

$48,000

 /yr
Range: $37K - $86K

$37K

$86K

$37,464 - $86,439 Range

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Snowball Studios
2.9

Snowball Studios

3D Animator - Contractor

$45,225

 /yr
Range: $42K - $60K

$42K

$60K

$42,000 - $59,800 Range

MPC
3.4

MPC

3D Animator

$51,725

 /yr
Range: $34K - $90K

$34K

$90K

$34,139 - $90,300 Range

Mainframe Studios
4.3

Mainframe Studios

3D Animator - Contractor

$54,589

 /yr
Range: $44K - $67K

$44K

$67K

$43,824 - $67,243 Range

MPC
3.4

MPC

3D Animator - Contractor

$39,500

 /yr
Range: $34K - $76K

$34K

$76K

$33,932 - $75,692 Range

Framestore
4.2

Framestore

3D Animator

$70,945

 /yr
Range: $52K - $87K

$52K

$87K

$51,801 - $87,356 Range

Guru Studio
4.2

Guru Studio

3D Animator - Contractor

$48,986

 /yr
Range: $34K - $58K

$34K

$58K

$33,737 - $57,775 Range

Snowball Studios
2.9

Snowball Studios

3D Animator

$48,301

 /yr
Range: $35K - $82K

$35K

$82K

$34,582 - $82,218 Range

Tangent Animation
4.4

Tangent Animation

3D Animator

$69,885

 /yr
Range: $59K - $78K

$59K

$78K

$58,583 - $77,702 Range

WildBrain
4.1

WildBrain

3D Animator - Contractor

$61,735

 /yr
Range: $39K - $69K

$39K

$69K

$39,319 - $69,474 Range

Behaviour Interactive
4.6

Behaviour Interactive

3D Animator

$52,928

 /yr
Range: $49K - $57K

$49K

$57K

$49,200 - $56,819 Range

Cinesite
3.9

Cinesite

3D Animator - Contractor

$56,034

 /yr
Range: $40K - $78K

$40K

$78K

$40,000 - $78,000 Range

Arc Productions
2.7

Arc Productions

3D Animator

$55,241

 /yr
Range: $42K - $64K

$42K

$64K

$41,941 - $63,758 Range

Squeeze Studio Animation

3D Animator

$44,164

 /yr
Range: $32K - $57K

$32K

$57K

$31,686 - $56,934 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a 3D Animator salaries

The national average salary for a a 3D Animator is $57,418 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a 3D Animator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 198 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a 3D Animator employees.

The highest salary for a a 3D Animator in Canada is $79,572 per year.

The lowest salary for a a 3D Animator in Canada is $41,432 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$15
hourly
An Animator in the Toronto Area area reported making $15 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Vfx Animator in the Montreal Area area reported making $80,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$26
hourly
A 2D Animator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$62,000
per year
A Vfx Animator in the Montreal Area area reported making $62,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$43
hourly
A Key Animator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $43 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A FX Artist in the Vancouver Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Contract
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$5,200
monthly
An Animator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $5,200 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$48,000
per year
A 3D Animator in the Ottawa Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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