Entry-Level Video Game Artist Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Video Game Artist is $48,461 per year.

$35,633 - $64,592
$36K
$48K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,314
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$9.86 - $31.15
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$15
$31
MEDIAN: $15.00
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$0$64K
Salary $35,633 - $64,592
Bonus $509
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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$29,336 - $64,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 53
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $9.86 - $31.15
Overtime $25.38
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $509
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).
)
$29,336 - $64,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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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Video Game Artist Job Listings

Key Stats for Video Game Artist

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Video Game Artist Salaries

National Average
$45,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼7%

Autodesk Maya
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 30%