Environment Artist Salary in the United States

How much does an Environment Artist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Environment Artist in the United States is $24 as of May 31, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $22 and $28. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is an Environment Artist?

An environment artist is someone who works in the video game industry as a 3D modeler, specializing in outdoor or indoor locations for a game's setting. They are responsible for creating the majority of the overall visuals the player will encounter on the screen, making approximate collision so that the player isn't colliding with every little detail, optimizing geometry so that the level runs at a manageable framerate, and helping bring life to the game world. Environment artistry has become an increasingly desired field of work since the rise of console gaming. With more technology comes bet...

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