How much does a Visual Effects Artist make? The average Visual Effects Artist salary is $81,705 as of August 29, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $70,683 and $88,126. 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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Panum - Fort Belvoir , VA
The Graphic Artist works with the courseware production team to design and develop graphic/visual effects used in courseware material. This position requires the use of specialized computer software ...
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Eddy Alexander - Roanoke , VA
Bachelor's degree in visual arts, graphic design, media arts or similar related field * Demonstrated work with motion software (After Effects) * Video editing * Professional photography * Working ...
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Eddy Alexander - Roanoke , VA
Bachelor's degree in visual arts, graphic design, media arts or similar related field * Demonstrated work with motion software (After Effects) * Video editing About Company At Eddy Alexander, we ...
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DIVERSANT, LLC - Richmond , VA
A Bachelor's degree in a visual arts program or related field or equivalent work experience ... Effects * Dreamweaver and Flash experience is a plus (Macintosh platform) * Extremely detail ...
LinkedIn - 3 days ago
TECHEAD - Richmond , VA
A bachelor's degree in a visual arts program or related field or equivalent work experience is ... Must be proficient in Sketch and Adobe After Effects as well as the entire Adobe Creative Suite ...
LinkedIn - 48 days ago
Dynamic Integrated Services - Vienna , VA
Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Photography, Communications, Media, or related ... After Effects, and Audition * Skilled use of design software applications included in the most ...
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Visual Effects Artist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Visual Effects Artist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of August 29, 2022. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Visual Effects Artist in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $102,131
Washington, DC $90,954
Miami, FL $79,540
Chicago, IL $86,680
Boston, MA $92,057
New York, NY $98,291
Dallas, TX $81,174
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What is the average salary for Visual Effects Artist in 2022?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Visual Effects Artist in the United States. The base salary for Visual Effects Artist ranges from $70,683 to $88,126 with the average base salary of $81,705. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $70,683 to $88,126 with the average total cash compensation of $81,705.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $81,705 $70,683 - $88,126
Bonus $0 $0 - $0
Total Pay $81,705 $70,683 - $88,126
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What's the difference between Effects Artist and Visual Effects Artist?
According to our latest salary estimation on August 29, 2022. The average salary of Visual Effects Artist is $81,705, and the average salary of Effects Artist is $0. The average salary of Effects Artist is lower than Visual Effects Artist. ( 2022-08-29 salary.com )
I am a Visual Effects Artist, which location’s salary is higher, Twin Falls, ID or Pasadena, TX?
Pasadena, TX typically sees higher pay than Twin Falls, ID for Visual Effects Artist. a Visual Effects Artist Salary in Pasadena, TX is $83,442 as of August 29, 2022; a Visual Effects Artist Salary in Twin Falls, ID is $70,756 as of August 29, 2022. ( 2022-08-29 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Visual Effects 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. ( 2022-08-29 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Visual Effects Artist?
Salary ranges for a Visual Effects 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 ( 2022-08-29 salary.com )
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Last Update: August 29, 2022