How much does a 3D Artist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a 3D Artist in the United States is $53 as of September 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $45 and $61. Hourly rate 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. 

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What is a 3D Artist ?

In 3D computer graphics, 3D modeling is the process of developing a mathematical representation of any surface of an object (either inanimate or living) in three dimensions via specialized software. The product is called a 3D model. Someone who works with 3D models may be referred to as a 3D artist. It can be displayed as a two-dimensional image through a process called 3D rendering or used in a computer simulation of physical phenomena. The model can also be physically created using 3D printing devices. Models may be created automatically or manually. The manual modeling process of preparing...

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Leidos - Merrifield , VA
As a Technical Artist, you will fuse 3D digital models with unreal code to create realistic interactivity events for use in "digital twin" military aircraft and vehicles. You will apply complex ...
Appcast Exchange - 25 days ago
Leidos - Great Falls , VA
As a Technical Artist, you will fuse 3D digital models with unreal code to create realistic interactivity events for use in "digital twin" military aircraft and vehicles. You will apply complex ...
Appcast Exchange - 25 days ago
Leidos - McLean , VA
As a Technical Artist, you will fuse 3D digital models with unreal code to create realistic interactivity events for use in "digital twin" military aircraft and vehicles. You will apply complex ...
Appcast Exchange - 25 days ago
Leidos - West McLean , VA
As a Technical Artist, you will fuse 3D digital models with unreal code to create realistic interactivity events for use in "digital twin" military aircraft and vehicles. You will apply complex ...
Appcast Exchange - 25 days ago
Leidos - Fairfax Station , VA
As a Technical Artist, you will fuse 3D digital models with unreal code to create realistic interactivity events for use in "digital twin" military aircraft and vehicles. You will apply complex ...
Appcast Exchange - 25 days ago
Leidos - Vienna , VA
As a Technical Artist, you will fuse 3D digital models with unreal code to create realistic interactivity events for use in "digital twin" military aircraft and vehicles. You will apply complex ...
Appcast Exchange - 25 days ago

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