Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a 3D Artist make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$58,897 / yrTotal Pay
$55,294 / yrBase Pay
$3,603 / yrAdditional Pay

$58,897

 / yr
$38K$92K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a 3D Artist is $58,897 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $55,294 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,603 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For 3d Artist

Some related job titles are 3D Character Artist Salaries with median pay of $55,427, 3D Modeler-artist Salaries with median pay of $55,452, 3D Modeling and Texturing Artist Salaries with median pay of $57,677, 3D Animator Salaries with median pay of $74,046.

Top Paying Companies

For a 3d Artist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a 3d Artist in United States. Employers include Google, Meta and RTT AG.

1
Google
Google
$96,383/yr
2
Meta
$93,460/yr
3
RTT AG
$90,981/yr
6
i3
$88,023/yr
7
BUCK
$87,306/yr
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$31

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 / yr

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$37

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Top Paying Industries

For a 3d Artist in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a 3d Artist in United States are Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $88,023, Information Technology with a median total pay of $82,530, Media & Communication with a median total pay of $79,233, Real Estate with a median total pay of $69,376, and Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $65,894.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$88,023

    15% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$82,530

    10% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$79,233

    6% Higher than other industries

  • Real EstateReal Estate$69,376

    7% Lower than other industries

  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$65,894

    13% Lower than other industries

Aerospace & Defense

The top paying company in Aerospace & Defense for 3d Artist is i3.

i3i3$88,023/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Arts & Design?

Jobs in arts & design are growing due to increased access to remote work. These jobs often require a bachelor’s degree and technical skills such as graphic design software, web-development and research. Salaries vary, as jobs tend to be short-term and contractual, offering workers flexible schedules and the opportunity to manage multiple projects at once.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Drafter/BIM Modeler

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
3D Artist

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$100,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
3D Artist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$33,400

/yr

$33K | $400

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Environment Artist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$68,750

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
3D Artist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$70,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
3D Artist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$60,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
3D Artist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$4,000

/mo

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago

3D Artist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a 3D Artist is $55,294 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a 3D Artist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1563 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a 3D Artist employees.

The highest salary for a 3D Artist in United States is $85,020 per year.

The lowest salary for a 3D Artist in United States is $35,961 per year.

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