Of course, given the immense variety of jobs, locations and lifestyles that people can have, grasping exactly what that statistic represents isn't easy. For example, a Junior QA, scraping by on an average $23,000 annual salary, is likely having a fairly rough time no matter where they live. However, a studio head, making an average of $106,000, could also be struggling -- with a coke, hooker and ego habit. It's all relative.
Over 400 industry members from around the world participated in the survey. If you're a member of the industry or want to be, check out the average salaries.
Source -- Third of devs unsatisfied by wages [Develop]
Source -- Salary Survey: Are you getting enough? [Develop]