Environment Artist Salary in the United States

How much does an Environment Artist make in the United States? The average Environment Artist salary in the United States is $50,179 as of May 13, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $44,843 and $57,576. Salary ranges 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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Job Openings for Environment Artist
Electronic Arts - Chatsworth , CA
< Requisition Number 155590 Chatsworth, CA US Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive ... Ensure that assets fit artistically into environment and overall look/feel of the game. Collaborate ...
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CyberCoders - San Mateo , CA
We are looking for a Senior Character Artist as we are working in stealth mode to help build a new ... Environment - Excellent Benefits What You Will Be Doing - Create both high resolution 3D sculpts ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 2 days ago
As a Senior Level Artist, you will be responsible for working with the Lead Level Artist, Art ... Your proxy assets and breakout sheets will be used to the environment art team to give them a high ...
Hirepurpose - 7 days ago
Compass Health Brands - Middleburg Heights , OH
We need a production artist who is meticulous, and goal oriented with a keen eye for the smallest ... We work in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Our atmosphere is fun and casual. We are a ...
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Activision - Foster City , CA
Promote a positive work environment through high personal and performance standards. Player Profile ... are artists, engineers, producers, or designers. Here at Sledgehammer Games, everyone is a ...
Hirepurpose - 4 days ago
Jerry Leigh of California - Van Nuys , CA
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