Visual Effects Supervisor Salary in the United States

How much does a Visual Effects Supervisor make in the United States? The average Visual Effects Supervisor salary in the United States is $119,953 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $103,032 and $142,022. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Visual Effects Supervisor?

In the context of film and television production, a visual effects supervisor is responsible for achieving the creative aims of the director or producers through the use of visual effects. While it is a creative role, most supervisors possess a strong technical background and are capable of making informed decisions about the most efficient and effective technique to employ to solve the problem at hand. Often a supervisor will work in tandem with a visual effects producer and computer graphics supervisor. Supervisors can be employed directly by a film production company or work for a visual...

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$103,032 Low Average $119,953 High $142,022

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Visual Effects Supervisor in the United States. The base salary for Visual Effects Supervisor ranges from $103,032 to $142,022 with the average base salary of $119,953. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $108,180 to $153,768 with the average total cash compensation of $127,466.

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Job Openings for Visual Effects Supervisor
prAna - Carlsbad , CA
In addition to individual creative duties, s/he supervises and oversees the development of one ... achieve desired visual effects that meet quality and cost targets 7. Provide Design and ...
Malakye - 2 days ago