Women Get Recognition At Last!

Posted by Vero on 22:22 in , , , ,

Thanks Kotaku! You just made my day :)
According to game site MCV, women in the UK game industry make more than their male counterparts. But how much more is the question.
The answer is £2,000 (US$2,947) more. MCV and its sister publication Develop magazine surveyed 528 UK game industry professional to collect its findings. Here's what we learned:
• The average annual wage for women in the UK game industry is £33,260.
• The overall average game industry yearly salary is £31,655. (That's higher than the Office of National Statistics' average of £24,908.)
• According to the Office of National Statistic, women make up to £100 less than men — however, in the game industry, women make £40 than men.
• 72 percent of female surveyed said that they were confident about 2009, versus 66 percent of men who said the same.

Wow - I bet Jade Raymond is pissed - KV


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