Technical Artist Salary

The average pay for a Technical Artist is $63,803 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Autodesk Maya and Python. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$37,732 - $94,683
$38K
$59K
$95K
MEDIAN: $59,283
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50%
90%

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$12.50 - $46.50
$12
$24
$46
MEDIAN: $23.99
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$0$96K
Salary $37,732 - $94,683
Bonus $494.35 - $31,250
Profit Sharing $509
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,214 - $96,393
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $12.50 - $46.50
Overtime $40.79
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $494.35 - $31,250
Profit Sharing $509
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,214 - $96,393
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Technical Artist

Most technical artists work in the video game industry and are tasked with serving as liaisons between computer programmers (or software engineers) and artists working on video games. Technical artists work to combine artistic vision with technology and are responsible for maintaining workflow and following up on project deadlines, and they may also decide which tools, art packages, software, and applications will be used in their studios.

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Technical Artist Tasks

  • Oversee user experience implementation from conception to post-launch, managing communication between artists and engineers.
  • Instruct artists and engineers on best practices, providing feedback on designs, prototypes, and testing performance.
  • Work with engineers to develop and test features and codes, troubleshooting and debugging technical issues.
  • Manage art pipelines and work with artists to design and develop tools.

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Key Stats for Technical Artist

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Technical Artist Salaries

Experienced
▲49%

National Average
$59,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Technical Artist Salaries

Autodesk Maya
▲25%

Python
▲23%

National Average
$59,000

Autodesk 3ds Max
▼13%

C# Programming Language
▼13%

3D Animation
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 8%
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