Average Technical Artist Salary

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The average salary for a Technical Artist is $64,477.
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$44k - $102k
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$43k - $102k

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Job Description for Technical Artist

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.

Job Satisfaction for Technical Artist

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Popular Skills for Technical Artist

Skills in Autodesk Maya and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, C# Programming Language and Autodesk 3ds Max.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Artist

An entry-level Technical Artist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,024 based on 12 salaries. An early career Technical Artist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,809 based on 79 salaries. A mid-career Technical Artist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,097 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Technical Artist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,497 based on 24 salaries.
Employees with Technical Artist in their job title in Bellevue, Washington earn an average of 24.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (19.8% more) and San Francisco, California (16.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (22.1% less) and Reno, Nevada (1.6% less).

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