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Average Video Game Artist Salary

$57,264
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$1,000
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The average salary for a Video Game Artist is $57,264.
10%
$38k
MEDIAN
$57k
90%
$71k
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What Are Popular Skills for Video Game Artists?

Skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustration, Adobe Illustrator and Autodesk 3ds Max are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk Maya.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Video Game Artists?

An entry-level Video Game Artist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,000 based on 12 salaries. An early career Video Game Artist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,521 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Video Game Artist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,510 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Video Game Artist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,865 based on 3 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 71 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.9%
Early Career
57.7%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
4.2%

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