What can we learn from newly enacted salary transparency laws?

All companies of a certain size in certain US states – most recently, as of January 1, California and Washington – are required by law to state within their job listings the salary ranges that can be expected if an applicant successfully lands that role.

The new rules are an effort to encourage salary transparency as pay discrepancies and exploitation of workers comes under scrutiny across various industries. Naturally, this includes the games industry and there has been plenty of discussion about the salary ranges posted in the last couple of weeks.

GamesIndustry.biz looked through multiple jobs listings from over 20 major games companies to see if there was anything jobseekers can learn from this newly-mandated transparency.

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