$54,285
Avg. Salary
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A Video Game Artist earns an average salary of $56,498 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$36,606 - $76,583
$37K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $54,285
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50%
90%

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$9.91 - $32.97
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$20
$33
MEDIAN: $19.65
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$0$77K
Salary $36,606 - $76,583
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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$34,249 - $77,184
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 71
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $9.91 - $32.97
Overtime $20.00
Annual Data $0$77K
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).
)
$34,249 - $77,184
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 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
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Video Game Artist Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$52,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Video Game Artist Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼18%

Autodesk Maya
▼27%

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
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 28%