How much does a Background Painter make in the United States? The salary range for a Background Painter job is from $38,127 to $51,561 per year in the United States. Click on the filter to check out Background Painter job salaries by hourly, weekly, biweekly, semimonthly, monthly, and yearly.
Background painters work in a variety of environments such as animation studios, film and video production studios, and gaming companies.
December 14, 2021
Background painters (also matte painters) are responsible for creating backgrounds for animated and live-action films.
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Background painters may draw, paint or create backgrounds manually, by computer or both for animated and live action productions.
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A background painter may create an entire matte painting, such as a village or skyline, where animation or live action occurs in only a few spots.
November 01, 2021
Background painters working in the animation industry will enjoy employment growth thanks to increased demand for animation and visual effects in video games, movies, and television.
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