How much does a 3D Animator I make in the United States? The average 3D Animator I salary in the United States is $66,500 as of May 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $54,400 and $80,100. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The 3D Animator I utilizes sketches, storyboards and animatics to develop concepts. Conceptualizes, designs, develops and executes 2D and 3D motion graphics and animations for web, mobile, and other digital platforms. Being a 3D Animator I works with UI designers and developers to integrate graphics into the overall design of projects. Creates complex graphics, animation, and video content. In addition, 3D Animator I proficient with a variety of visual and audio design and editing tools. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in art, design or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. Being a 3D Animator I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Working as a 3D Animator I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022

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