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Game Artist Salary

$74,015 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$2,798

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a Game Artist is $74,015 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Game Artist is between $52,256 and $91,712. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Works on concepts and production assets, creating characters, environments and UI items.
  • Leads contractors and ensures that all the work that is produced is consistent, stylistically, and the highest quality.
  • Adapts character rigs/skins and animation keyframes as needed.
  • Participates in production meetings with writers, designers, artists, producers and engineers.
Game Artist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Multimedia Artists and Animators

Job family population: 28,560

Estimated population of Game Artist jobs: 6,835

Rate of error: 3.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$85,804
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Game Artist Job Listings for United States

Environment artist
Nov 8
Dublin, United States
Sanzaru Games
As a World Architect or Environment Artist, you will work directly with the game directors and discipline leads to help define breathtaking AAA scenery.:Create worlds and stage scenery to set the ...
Tech Artist (Gaming)
Oct 8
San Antonio, TX, USA
Cybercoders
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UI Technical Artist
Oct 3
us
Sanzaru Games
We're looking for an amazing UI Technical Artist to work closely with our design and engineering ... Work closely with Engineering and other disciplines to implement UI features into the game with a ...
Game Balance Specialist (6 months)
Oct 23
Austin, United States
Electronic Arts
Games are an important part of your life and you are highly passionate about them! You have great interest in the games you play; you want others to love these games as much as you do and want to ...
Technical Artist
Nov 7
San Mateo, CA, USA
Confidential
Understanding of game engine imports (Unity or Unreal Tournament or equivalent) * Experience with ... Successfully built artist-friendly scripts tools and/or pipelines for animation and 3D models ...

The average pay for a Game Artist is $74,015 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Game Artist is between $52,256 and $91,712. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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