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How much does a 3D Animator I make in the United States? The average 3D Animator I salary in the United States is $63,100 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $53,100 and $76,300. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.

3D Animator I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile 3D Animator I Salary $43,996 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile 3D Animator I Salary $53,100 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile 3D Animator I Salary $63,100 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile 3D Animator I Salary $76,300 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile 3D Animator I Salary $88,318 US May 28, 2024
25% $53,100 10% $43,996 90% $88,318 75% $76,300 $63,100 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description

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 2024 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    3D Animator I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    3D Animator II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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