The average pay for a Video Game Artist is C$43,312 per year. A skill in Adobe Photoshop is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

C$30,662 - C$63,320
C$31K
C$44K
C$63K
MEDIAN: C$43,712
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$66K
Salary C$30,662 - C$63,320
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$30,740 - C$66,000
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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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Video Game Artist Reviews

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
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
10%

Experience Affects Video Game Artist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲18%

National Average
C$44,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 24%