C$41,952
Avg. Salary
C$18.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Video Game Artist is C$18.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Video Game Artist is C$41,952 per year.

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$19
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MEDIAN $19
$30k
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$42k
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$62k
90%
MEDIAN $41,952
C$30,172 - C$62,463
C$30K
C$42K
C$62K
MEDIAN: C$41,952
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50%
90%
C$0C$63K
Salary C$30,172 - C$62,463
Bonus C$3,000
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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C$29,550 - C$63,938
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Video Game Artist

Video games are more popular than ever, partially due to the rise in cell phone use over the past decade, and new mobile games are released almost every day. Video game artists are responsible for planning and designing these games using extensive programming knowledge and creating virtual environments in which people are challenged, but still have fun. They must be able to tell cohesive stories, create amazing visuals, and do so in ways that keep players coming back for more.

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Q: What is it like working as a Video Game Artist?

Video Game Artist in Edmonton:
"Stressful."
Pros: The people.
Cons: Crunch /overtime.

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Key Stats for Video Game Artist

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%

Experience Affects Video Game Artist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲24%

Entry-Level
▲1%

National Average
C$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 31%