New Job Families Added to the 2020 Croner Software Games Survey - The Croner Company

Posted on Jul 14, 2020 by in Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

The position grids for the 2020 Croner Software Games Survey will cover seven new job families this year.  These additions result from discussions with participant companies at the annual Survey Planning Meeting, attended by human resources and compensation professionals from companies developing and/or publishing games in all platform types including mobile, social, console, PC, handheld, MMO and casino games. 

The new job families added to the Survey are:

  • Publishing Producing
  • Design Management
  • Engineering Management
  • Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Engineering
  • Graphics / Rendering Engineering
  • Merchandising
  • Intellectual Property / Patent Legal Services

In addition to full compensation details for hundreds of positions specific to the software gaming industry, the Survey also reports on the following policies and practices subjects:

United States

  • Participant profile, including operating statistics and turnover
  • Prevalence of and eligibility for short- and long-term incentive plans, plan types and key features
  • Product-development-specific incentive plan design features
  • Dealer / distributor sales incentive plan design features
  • Deferred compensation and selected benefits and amenities
  • Merit budgets and salary structure adjustments

Canada

  • Participant profile, including operating statistics
  • Short- and long-term incentive plan prevalence and eligibility
  • Product-development-specific incentive plan prevalence and eligibility
  • Dealer / distributor sales incentive plan prevalence and eligibility

The Survey has provided market data for pay for industry-specific jobs for 29 years, its scope and content evolving each year to reflect current conditions within the gaming industry. 

For more information about participation in the Survey to get results, please contact Laurie Krashanoff at laurie@croner.biz or (415) 485-5521.