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January 2nd, 2014, 23:58
Originally Posted by Lucky Day View Post
$50k in the gaming industry is reasonable. A few years ago EA was paying their grunts $40k a year. Its all for the privilege of working in the gaming industry instead of application software. On a contract basis they wouldn't have to pay benefits either and those'll likely be gone at rollout.
Yes. Salaries in the gaming industry are quite low, comparatively. People buy into the hype, sacrificing their salaries (as well as their lives during crunch time). 50-60k might be the median these days. Higher of course for project leads.
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