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Game Salary: Dips 4% for 2009 | PencilGym.com

Wooo! And we thought our Game Industry was “recession proof”.

The annually conducted “Game Developer Salary Survey” has noted a 4% drop in the average salary someone in the industry earns!

Salary Breakdowns by Discipline: (annual average)

Programming – $80,320
Art & Animation – $71,071 (increase 2% from previous!)
Game Design – $69,266 (increase 3% from previous!)
Production – $75,082
Quality Assurance – $37,905
Audio – $82,085
Business & Marketing – $96,408 (drops 6% from previous)

Read full writeup over at Gamasutra.com!

Who says you can’t make a living from Video Games? hehehe.

That’s also just average salaries from working in the industry, i don’t think they take to account outside work like casual games (iphone apps/facebook apps/web games) x]

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