Software Games Industry Archives - The Croner Company

Trends in Pay for Video Gaming Jobs in the U.K.

Posted on Feb 15, 2022 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Surveys, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

The Croner report on how to pay video gaming jobs in the U.K. was recently published. The report showed compensation grew materially from 2020 to 2021. Specifically, growth was across all organization levels. And, all elements of compensation grew:  base salary, total cash compensation and total direct compensation (including equity awards). In addition, the report […]

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Competing for Software Gaming Talent Was More Expensive in 2021

Posted on Jan 6, 2022 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

Are you able to compete effectively for software gaming talent? It may be time to benchmark your salaries and incentives to market data. The recently published 2021 Croner Software Games Survey – North America shows that jobs at U.S. software gaming companies experienced material compensation growth in the past year. The growth in compensation was […]

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Emerging Policies for Hybrid and Permanently Remote Work

Posted on Dec 22, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Media Industry News, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

The results of a Croner Company pulse survey about remote work[1] show a majority of participating companies will allow hybrid work schedules going forward. Hybrid work is defined as requiring some days in the office and allowing some days to be work from home.  The greatest number of those companies that will allow for hybrid […]

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New Job Families Added to the 2021 Croner Software Games Survey

Posted on May 12, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

The position grids for the 2021 Croner Software Games Survey will cover ten new software gaming job families this year.  These additions result from discussions with survey participant companies at the annual Survey Planning Meeting.  The meeting was attended by human resources and compensation professionals from companies developing and/or publishing games in all platform types […]

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Launch of the 2021 Croner Software Games Survey – International

Posted on May 4, 2021 by in Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

The Croner Company’s survey of global software gaming jobs will launch on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Industry professionals will gather virtually to learn about compensation trends for video gaming jobs and to plan for this year’s survey content. The survey covers jobs in gaming companies with employees in the U.K and Europe.  Human resources and […]

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Launch of the 2021 Croner Software Games Survey – North America

Posted on Apr 28, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Software Games Industry

The 2021 Croner Software Games Survey will be launched on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Industry professionals will gather virtually to plan for the jobs to be covered in this year’s compensation survey of the software gaming industry. The annual Survey planning meeting is for human resources and compensation professionals from companies developing and/or publishing games. […]

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Animation and Visual Effects Compensation Survey Annual Planning Meeting

Posted on Feb 8, 2021 by in Animation Industry News, Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Media Industry News, Software Games Industry

Animation and Visual Effects jobs are at the forefront of today’s entertainment. Animators and Visual Effects teams are producing content consumed in software games and in content streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook. The 2021 Croner Animation and Visual Effects Survey provides up-to-date competitive compensation information about positions that develop animation and/or […]

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Remote Pay Policies

Posted on Feb 5, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Media Industry News, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

The Croner Company is conducting an interim survey to report on compensation policies and practices under consideration or being implemented as a result of the shift to remote work. The survey is open at no charge to all survey participant companies registered for 2021 annual benchmark surveys conducted by Croner. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought […]

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Steady Growth in Compensation for Jobs in Software Gaming in 2020

Posted on Jan 12, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

The 2020 Croner Software Games Survey – North America shows that U.S. software gaming companies experienced steady compensation growth for all organization levels from 2019 to 2020.  Growth for executives and support positions was highest, driven by increases in all compensation elements.  Canadian participants experienced material compensation growth from 2019 to 2020, driven by growth […]

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Launch of the 2020 Croner Software Games Survey

Posted on May 11, 2020 by in Software Games Industry

2020 Croner Software Games Survey The 2020 Croner Software Games Survey will be launched on Wednesday, May 11, 2020, when industry professionals gather virtually to plan for the content to be covered in this year’s compensation survey of the industry.  The annual Survey planning meeting is for human resources and compensation professionals from companies developing […]

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