How much does a Character Artist make? The average Character Artist salary is $82,841 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $75,605 and $90,253. 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. 

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Radical Convergence - Herndon , VA
Senior Character Artist Company Overview Radical Convergence is a fast-paced start up looking to disrupt, transform, and innovate on behalf of our clients. We are inventors, technologists, artisans ...
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Radical Convergence - Reston , VA
Job Summary Radical Convergence is expanding its team and we are looking to hire experienced Character Artists to work across client projects on a full time basis in Reston, Virginia. The role ...
LinkedIn - 68 days ago
Perfect Storm Studios - Richmond , VA
The Role We are seeking a full-time Lead VFX Artist who will work with the Art directors, Designers, Third-party Service Providers, and Concept Artists in conceptualizing and creating character and ...
LinkedIn - 37 days ago
Radical Convergence - Reston , VA
The role requires a skilled artist with a strong grasp on the physical properties of light, shadow ... Manipulate 3D rig controls and blend shapes to bring life to the character and shot. * Optimize ...
LinkedIn - 89 days ago
Radical Convergence - Herndon , VA
The role requires a skilled artist with a strong grasp on the physical properties of light, shadow ... Manipulate 3D rig controls and blend shapes to bring life to the character and shot. * Optimize ...
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AlphaGraphics Loudoun - Leesburg , VA
Our busy woman-owned marketing agency in Leesburg, VA is seeking a dedicated, full-time Production Artist to work onsite to help our small team create digital and print work for our clients. You will ...
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Character Artist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Character Artist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of April 26, 2022. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Character Artist in each city.
Click to see the salary for Character Artist in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $103,551
Washington, DC $92,218
Miami, FL $80,646
Chicago, IL $87,885
Boston, MA $93,337
New York, NY $99,658
Dallas, TX $82,302
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

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What is the average salary for Character Artist in 2022?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Character Artist in the United States. The base salary for Character Artist ranges from $75,605 to $90,253 with the average base salary of $82,841. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $75,857 to $90,325 with the average total cash compensation of $83,010.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $82,841 $75,605 - $90,253
Bonus $169 $253 - $72
Total Pay $83,010 $75,857 - $90,325
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
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What's the difference between Lead Character Artist and Character Artist?
According to our latest salary estimation on April 26, 2022. The average salary of Character Artist is $82,841, and the average salary of Lead Character Artist is $59,201. The average salary of Lead Character Artist is lower than Character Artist. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
I am a Character Artist, which location’s salary is higher, San Bernardino, CA or Arlington, MA?
Arlington, MA typically sees higher pay than San Bernardino, CA for Character Artist. a Character Artist Salary in Arlington, MA is $93,337 as of April 26, 2022; a Character Artist Salary in San Bernardino, CA is $88,254 as of April 26, 2022. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Character Artist vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Character Artist?
Salary ranges for a Character Artist can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
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Last Update: April 26, 2022