3D Artist Statistics in the US

The average employee age for 3d artists is 41 years. The 3d artist workforce reached a whopping 7,807 in 2020!

Among 3d artists, we discovered that 16.0% of them are women, while 77.6% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among 3d artists is White, which makes up 73.4% of all 3d artists. Comparatively, there are 11.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.2% of the Asian ethnicity. The majority of 3d artists are located in NY, New York and CA, Los Angeles.

3d artists are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, 3d artists are more likely to find a job in the technology industry. Looking at 3d artist statistics, we found was that Maine, New Hampshire, Washington, Nevada and Rhode Island are where 3d artists find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about 3d artist demographics? We analyzed 3,433 3d artists resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

3D Artist Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as 3d artists. Keep reading to find out what the results for 3d artists were.

3D Artist Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among 3d artists is White, which makes up 73.4% of all 3d artists. Comparatively, there are 11.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.2% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 73.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 11.3%
  • Asian, 8.2%
  • Black or African American, 3.3%
  • Unknown, 2.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.2%

Foreign Languages Spoken By 3D Artists

The chart below shows that 43.5% of 3d artists speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Japanese at 11.3% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 8.1%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 43.5%
  • Japanese, 11.3%
  • Chinese, 8.1%
  • German, 8.1%
  • French, 6.5%
  • Other, 22.5%

Most Common Degree for 3D Artist

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for 3d artists. The most common degree for 3d artists is bachelor's degree. In fact, 70% of 3d artists earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 13% and rounding it off is associate degree with 11%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 70%
  • Associate degree, 14%
  • Certificate degree, 8%
  • Masters degree, 6%
  • Other Degrees, 2%

3D Artist Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among 3d artists.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

3D Artist Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the 3d artist position over time.

Male
Female
57%
54%
51%
49%
46%
43%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

3D Artist Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of 3d artists changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of 3d artists based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For 3D Artist

By looking over 3,433 3d artists resumes, we figured out that the average 3d artist enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 37%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

3D Artist Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of 3d artist employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of 3d artists is 40+ years old, which represents 51% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of 3D Artists with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, senior industrial designer and level designer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Fiber Artist11%82%
Floral Designer12%84%
Floral Manager13%83%
3D Artist78%16%
Exhibit Builder81%12%
Level Designer82%13%
Senior Industrial Designer83%9%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Senior Industrial Designer
Level Designer
Exhibit Builder
3D Artist
Floral Manager
Floral Designer
Fiber Artist
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of 3D Artists with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to 3d artists.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Coach11.50%
Actress16.44%
Dancer20.85%
Lead Level Designer27.16%
3D Artist28.86%
Editor & Producer35.05%
Medium37.57%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As 3D Artist?

male-income
Male Income
$84,623
female-income
Female Income
$79,116

3D Artist Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and Hispanic or Latino men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$94,439
$90,196
$85,954
$81,712
$77,469
$73,227
$68,985
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

3D Artist Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$75,605
Some College/ Associate Degree$86,330
Master's Degree$88,385
Bachelor's Degree$90,196

3D Artist Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$102,468
$96,332
$90,196
$84,061
$77,925
$71,789
$65,653
$59,518
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

3D Artist Heatmaps

Where Do 3D Artists Earn The Most?

The map here shows where 3d artists earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are 3D Artists Located?

By looking through more than 3,433 resumes, we found that the most popular places for 3d artists are NY, New York and CA, Los Angeles.

Number of 3D Artists

3D Artist Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ 3d artists. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most 3d artists is the technology industry.

What Percentage Of 3D Artist Jobs Are Remote?

26.0% Remote

Freelance, outsourced or remote workers who spend much of their time working from home.

74.0% On-Site

Some of the vacancies require to stay on-site without possibility of working remotely.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire 3d artists.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies 3D Artist Work In

Employees with the 3d artist job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most 3d artists prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Public

Private

Education

Government

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ 3d artists. Those industries include technology, media and hospitality.

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Technology

Media

Fortune 500

Start-up

Hospitality

3D Artist Jobs