The average salary for a Concept Artist is $53,761.
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Job Description for Concept Artist
When a variety of entities are in their design phases, from buildings and parks to creative works like movies and video games, a concept artist plays a vital and important role. These highly-creative individuals help sketch out ideas of how completed projects will look, which include rough drawings and outlines such as storyboards for films or cartoons, or may help architects and building designers secure bids or help advertising agencies make pitches to clients. Overall, they create concrete vi…Read more
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Popular Skills for Concept Artist
Skills in Autodesk Maya are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, Design, Illustration and Adobe Photoshop.
Pay by Experience Level for Concept Artist
An entry-level Concept Artist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,748 based on 31 salaries. An early career Concept Artist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,327 based on 109 salaries. A mid-career Concept Artist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,986 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Concept Artist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,073 based on 17 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Concept Artist in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 39.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (29.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (25.6% less), Dallas, Texas (15.3% less) and Orlando, Florida (8.6% less).
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