How much does a Lighting Artist make?

Updated Sep. 10, 2021
$55,984 /yr
Average Base Pay

85 salaries

$36K

Low

$56K

Average

$88K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Lighting Artist is $55,984 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Lighting Artist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 85 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lighting Artist employees.

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L2
Lighting Designer$59,691 /yr
L3
Senior Lighting Designer$92,998 /yr
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MPC
3.6

MPC

Lighting Artist

$38,153

 /yr
Range: $32K - $54K
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$32K

$54K

$32,287 - $54,368 Range

MPC
3.6

MPC

Lighting Artist - Contractor

$39,264

 /yr
Range: $30K - $77K

$30K

$77K

$30,193 - $77,224 Range

Mr X
3.5

Mr X

Lighting Artist

$69,207

 /yr
Range: $38K - $103K

$38K

$103K

$38,000 - $102,902 Range

Method Studios
3.5

Method Studios

Lighting Artist - Hourly

$43

 /hr
Range: $39 - $54

$39

$54

$39 - $54 Range

Mainframe Studios
4.3

Mainframe Studios

Lighting Artist - Contractor

$60,115

 /yr
Range: $48K - $69K

$48K

$69K

$47,773 - $68,774 Range

MPC Film
3.7

MPC Film

Lighting Artist

$40,255

 /yr
Range: $33K - $67K

$33K

$67K

$33,401 - $66,679 Range

Imageworks
3.8

Imageworks

Lighting Artist

$104,505

 /yr
Range: $68K - $133K

$68K

$133K

$67,845 - $133,422 Range

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Imageworks
3.8

Imageworks

Lighting Artist - Contractor

$87,404

 /yr
Range: $57K - $102K

$57K

$102K

$57,199 - $101,830 Range

Bardel Entertainment
4.4

Bardel Entertainment

Lighting Artist

$56,617

 /yr
Range: $49K - $66K

$49K

$66K

$48,870 - $65,892 Range

Mr X
3.5

Mr X

Lighting Artist - Contractor

$54,005

 /yr
Range: $41K - $75K

$41K

$75K

$41,033 - $74,678 Range

Rodeo FX
3.2

Rodeo FX

Lighting Artist

$49,863

 /yr
Range: $39K - $56K

$39K

$56K

$39,142 - $56,139 Range

MPC Film
3.7

MPC Film

Lighting Artist - Contractor

$36,532

 /yr
Range: $35K - $72K

$35K

$72K

$34,672 - $71,808 Range

WildBrain
4.1

WildBrain

Lighting Artist

$48,815

 /yr
Range: $46K - $54K

$46K

$54K

$46,229 - $54,395 Range

ICON Creative Studio
3.8

ICON Creative Studio

Lighting Artist - Contractor

$60,539

 /yr
Range: $48K - $72K

$48K

$72K

$48,225 - $71,808 Range

Cinesite
4

Cinesite

Lighting Artist

$73,601

 /yr
Range: $68K - $91K

$68K

$91K

$67,845 - $90,573 Range

Tangent Animation
4.6

Tangent Animation

Lighting Artist

$46,901

 /yr
Range: $45K - $52K

$45K

$52K

$45,000 - $52,331 Range

Scanline VFX
2.9

Scanline VFX

Lighting Artist - Hourly Contractor

$47

 /hr
Range: $35 - $50

$35

$50

$35 - $50 Range

Reel FX
3.7

Reel FX

Lighting Artist - Contractor

$54,276

 /yr
Range: $49K - $54K

$49K

$54K

$48,613 - $54,395 Range

Mikros Animation
3.5

Mikros Animation

Lighting Artist - Contractor

$56,992

 /yr
Range: $52K - $68K

$52K

$68K

$52,189 - $67,845 Range

Electronic Arts
4

Electronic Arts

Lighting Artist - Contractor
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$71K -$86K

$71K

$86K

$71,447 - $85,622 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lighting Artist salaries

The national average salary for a Lighting Artist is $55,984 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Lighting Artist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 85 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lighting Artist employees.

The highest salary for a Lighting Artist in Canada is $87,866 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lighting Artist in Canada is $35,670 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$38,000
per year
A Lighting Artist in the Montreal Area area reported making $38,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$47,000
per year
A Lighting Artist in the Toronto Area area reported making $47,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$87,360
per year
An Intermediate Lighting Artist in the Vancouver Area area reported making $87,360 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$62,400
per year
A Lighting Artist in the Toronto Area area reported making $62,400 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$82,365
per year
A Lighting Artist in the Vancouver Area area reported making $82,365 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
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