GAME ARTIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$77,000
$36,000
Min 10%
$77,000
Median 50%
$166,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Nvidia
Highest Paying City
Troy, NY
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
2.0 years
How much does a game artist make?
The national average salary for a Game Artist in the United States is $77,612 per year or $37.31 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $166,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $36,000 per year. Internet companies and Media companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The top 5 states when it comes to Game Artist salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, Minnesota, and Maine. The typical employment in the position spans 2.0 years.
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Average Game Artist Salary By Company

Game Artists can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Internet companies and Media companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Companies like Nvidia or Activision Blizzard will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like Scientific Games and Riot Games pay their Game Artists very well.

Average Game Artist Salary By Location

Game Artists in the United States of America make on average $77,612 a year or $37.31 per hour. Troy, NY reports the highest Game Artist salaries at $149,277 per year. Not only that, Troy, NY also has an average entry-level salary of $86,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Game Artist salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, Minnesota, and Maine. Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Florida, and California are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Troy, NY
$149,277
2
Naperville, IL
$138,570
3
Raleigh, NC
$132,876
4
Seattle, WA
$125,071
5
Santa Clara, CA
$122,424

RECENTLY ADDED Game Artist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Immersed Games Inc.
Video Game Artist
11/29/2018
$32,000