Unity is a cross-platform game engine that was developed by Unity Technologies. A game engine is a software platform for building video games. Unity can also be used to create other types of interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content. Unity developers create the graphics, stories, characters, dialogue, and sound effects for these products.
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Unity developers earned average salaries of $82,879 in 2020, according to PayScale.com. Earnings ranged from $50,000 to $121,000 or more.
A developer who is a full-time, salaried employee of a company will often receive benefits such as paid vacation, health, disability, life insurance, and retirement or pension plans. Self-employed developers must provide their own benefits.
Tech companies typically have a laid-back work environment in which the dress code is casual, the hours are flexible, and there are game rooms and other places to relax and blow off steam during projects. On the other hand, while the hours may be flexible, developers often work more than 40 hours a week, including nights and weekend when a project is on a tight deadline. Self-employed developer...
The employment outlook for Unity developers is strong because video games, VR and AR content, and other Unity-powered products are so popular. Sixty-five percent of American adults played video games in 2019, according to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). In 2019, Americans spent a $35.8 billion on video game content, up from $29.1 billion in 2017. Worldwide revenue for virtual real...