How much does a VFX Artist make?

Updated Sep. 13, 2021
$55,741 /yr
Average Base Pay

40 salaries

$37K

Low

$56K

Average

$85K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for VFX Artist is $55,741 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see VFX Artist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 40 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by VFX Artist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Animator$58,316 /yr
L3
Senior Animator$81,614 /yr
L4
Lead Animator$90,126 /yr
Career Path

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Ubisoft
3.9

Ubisoft

VFX Artist

$45,087

 /yr
Range: $43K - $69K
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$43K

$69K

$42,589 - $68,520 Range

Tuque Games
4

Tuque Games

VFX Artist

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $80K - $82K

$80K

$82K

$80,000 - $81,657 Range

MPC
3.6

MPC

VFX Artist
About 

$32K -$66K

$32K

$66K

$31,798 - $66,269 Range

Behaviour Interactive
4.6

Behaviour Interactive

VFX Artist
About 

$41K -$56K

$41K

$56K

$41,174 - $55,517 Range

MPC Film
3.7

MPC Film

VFX Artist
About 

$37K -$52K

$37K

$52K

$37,182 - $52,394 Range

Rocket Science VFX
2.4

Rocket Science VFX

VFX Artist - Hourly
About 

$29 -$33

 hourly

$29

$33

$29 - $33 Range

MARZ
3.6

MARZ

VFX Artist - Hourly Contractor
About 

$18 -$25

 hourly

$18

$25

$18 - $25 Range

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Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

VFX Artist
About 

US$51K -US$54K

US$51K

US$54K

US$50,538 - US$54,432 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

VFX Artist
About 

$58K -$63K

$58K

$63K

$57,839 - $63,393 Range

MPC
3.6

MPC

VFX Artist - Contractor
About 

$37K -$40K

$37K

$40K

$36,613 - $39,601 Range

MindGeek
3.6

MindGeek

VFX Artist
About 

$42K -$46K

$42K

$46K

$42,437 - $45,509 Range

Gameloft
3.5

Gameloft

VFX Artist
About 

$70K -$76K

$70K

$76K

$70,135 - $75,561 Range

Gameloft
3.5

Gameloft

VFX Artist - Hourly Intern
About 

$13 -$14

 hourly

$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

WildBrain
4.1

WildBrain

VFX Artist - Contractor
About 

$67K -$73K

$67K

$73K

$66,933 - $72,554 Range

DNEG
3.7

DNEG

VFX Artist
About 

$92K -$100K

$92K

$100K

$92,262 - $100,286 Range

Mr X
3.5

Mr X

VFX Artist - Contractor
About 

$68K -$74K

$68K

$74K

$67,794 - $73,592 Range

Mr X
3.5

Mr X

VFX Artist
About 

$79K -$85K

$79K

$85K

$78,857 - $84,984 Range

Behaviour Interactive
4.6

Behaviour Interactive

VFX Artist - Hourly Intern
About 

$18 -$20

 hourly

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

Framestore
4.2

Framestore

VFX Artist
About 

$82K -$88K

$82K

$88K

$82,432 - $87,909 Range

Method Studios
3.5

Method Studios

VFX Artist
About 

$58K -$62K

$58K

$62K

$57,714 - $62,175 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a VFX Artist salaries

The national average salary for a VFX Artist is $55,741 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a VFX Artist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 40 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a VFX Artist employees.

The highest salary for a VFX Artist in Canada is $84,800 per year.

The lowest salary for a VFX Artist in Canada is $36,640 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$35,000
per year
A Technical Animator in the Montreal Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$45,000
per year
An Animator in the Toronto Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$27
hourly
An Animator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$57,000
per year
An Animator in the Halifax Area area reported making $57,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Halifax Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$29
hourly
An Animator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$3,660
monthly
A 3D Animator in the Toronto Area area reported making $3,660 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Freelance
 
201 to 500 employees
Non-profit Organisation
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