Lead Character Artist Salary in the United States

How much does a Lead Character Artist make in the United States? The average Lead Character Artist salary in the United States is $56,299 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $46,977 and $65,859. 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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$46,977 to $65,859
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Talent Merchants - Culver City , CA
Lead a team of technical artists to create solutions for the creative content team Lead R&D ... IK, character rigging Knowledge of advanced rendering and post processing techniques, procedural ...
Dice.com - 2 days ago
Salmon Bay Boys & Girls Club - Seattle , WA
Do you like a dynamic work environment where you get to play games, lead activities, and make the ... the arts). We're looking for someone to work in our after school program from 2pm-6pm Monday ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
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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 Lead Character Artist in the United States. The base salary for Lead Character Artist ranges from $46,977 to $65,859 with the average base salary of $56,299. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $47,815 to $66,778 with the average total cash compensation of $57,384.

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