The average pay for a Lead Video Game Artist is $73,044 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

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MEDIAN: $73,044
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$35,508 - $99,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Lead Video Game Artist

  • Lead art concept creation for all aspects of the game.
  • Coordinate with vendors and freelancers.
  • Work with technical artists and programmers to best support workflow.
  • Work with and provide support for the art director.

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Key Stats for Lead Video Game Artist

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Lead Video Game Artist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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