$52,322
Avg. Salary
$19.65
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Video Game Artist is $19.65 per hour.

The average pay for a Video Game Artist is $52,322 per year.

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MEDIAN $20
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MEDIAN $52,322
$36,487 - $75,599
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MEDIAN: $52,322
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$0$75K
Salary $36,487 - $75,599
Bonus $497 - $25,168
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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$33,455 - $75,920
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 68
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $9.91 - $32.97
Overtime $20.00
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $497 - $25,168
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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$33,455 - $75,920
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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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Key Stats for Video Game Artist

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Video Game Artist Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

Mid-Career
▲18%

National Average
$51,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Video Game Artist Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼17%

Autodesk Maya
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 29%