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How much does a Character Artist make?

Updated Nov. 26, 2021
$61,094 /yr
Average Base Pay

27 salaries

$45K

Low

$61K

Average

$83K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Character Artist is $61,094 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Character Artist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 27 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Character Artist employees.

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$64,994

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$69,140

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$58,790

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$55,556

per year

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Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Character Artist

$78,238

 /yr
Range: $56K - $92K
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$56K

$92K

$56,157 - $91,983 Range

Ubisoft
3.9

Ubisoft

Character Artist

$64,996

 /yr
Range: $44K - $75K

$44K

$75K

$43,933 - $75,158 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Character Artist - Contractor

$67,707

 /yr
Range: $58K - $79K

$58K

$79K

$58,212 - $78,755 Range

Behaviour Interactive
4.3

Behaviour Interactive

Character Artist

$61,128

 /yr
Range: $55K - $63K

$55K

$63K

$55,461 - $62,817 Range

Sephora
3.8

Sephora

Character Artist - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Sephora
3.8

Sephora

Character Artist - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Character Artist - Monthly
About 

$5K -$5K

$5K

$5K

$4,885 - $5,238 Range

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Gameloft
3.5

Gameloft

Character Artist
About 

$54K -$60K

$54K

$60K

$54,282 - $59,782 Range

Le Château
3.7

Le Château

Character Artist
About 

$55K -$60K

$55K

$60K

$54,831 - $60,120 Range

DNEG
3.8

DNEG

Character Artist
About 

$124K -$134K

$124K

$134K

$123,516 - $133,591 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Character Artist - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Mainframe Studios
4.2

Mainframe Studios

Character Artist - Contractor
About 

$41K -$46K

$41K

$46K

$41,381 - $45,664 Range

Ludia
4

Ludia

Character Artist
About 

$64K -$69K

$64K

$69K

$64,174 - $69,436 Range

Eidos Montreal
4.1

Eidos Montreal

Character Artist - Hourly Contractor
About 

$19 -$21

 hourly

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

Eidos Montreal
4.1

Eidos Montreal

Character Artist
About 

$55K -$59K

$55K

$59K

$55,156 - $59,286 Range

BioWare
3.7

BioWare

Character Artist
About 

$100K -$109K

$100K

$109K

$99,846 - $109,498 Range

Frima Studio
3.5

Frima Studio

Character Artist
About 

$53K -$56K

$53K

$56K

$52,807 - $56,308 Range

Hothead Games
4.1

Hothead Games

Character Artist
About 

$64K -$69K

$64K

$69K

$64,366 - $68,896 Range

Beenox
3.8

Beenox

Character Artist
About 

$52K -$56K

$52K

$56K

$51,894 - $56,133 Range

Squeeze Studio Animation

Character Artist
About 

$43K -$46K

$43K

$46K

$42,561 - $46,387 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Character Artist salaries

The national average salary for a Character Artist is $61,094 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Character Artist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 27 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Character Artist employees.

The highest salary for a Character Artist in Canada is $83,108 per year.

The lowest salary for a Character Artist in Canada is $44,911 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent character artist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$4,600
monthly
A 3D Character Artist in the Toronto Area area reported making $4,600 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$63,700
per year
A Character Designer in the Ottawa Area area reported making $63,700 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$30
hourly
A Character Artist in the Toronto Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Character Artist in the Montreal Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$105,000
per year
A Character Artist in the Edmonton Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$10k stock bonus
Job Highlights
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$74,000
per year
A Character Artist in the Vancouver Area area reported making $74,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$75,158
per year
A Character Artist in the Quebec Area area reported making $75,158 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Quebec Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public