The average salary in the US game industry for 2007 was $73,600, according to a new study.

The study, titled “Game Developer Salary Report: 2004-2008,” was conducted by Game Developer Research.

Published in the April 2008 issue of Game Developer magazine, the 71-page report details full salary, benefits, and bonuses comparisons for the industry across Europe and North America.

The report was conducted from February to March 2008 with the help of research firm Audience Insights and incorporated about 4,860 respondents. Salaries of less than $10,000 and more than $202,500 were excluded.

The full report is available at

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