Blizzard staff anonymously share their pay info in a fight against wage disparity

Blizzard employees have anonymously disclosed their pay and salary increases to each other in a bid to clarify the scale of pay boosts awarded in the wake of an internal fair pay study undertaken by Activision.

An anonymised spreadsheet circulated amongst developers confirmed staff had received lower pay rises than anticipated. As reported by Bloomberg, the survey intimated that most staff received increases of below 10 per cent, which was “significantly less than most people expected”.

The revelation has reportedly further fuelled resentment at the growing disparity between developer pay and that of senior executives, especially as many employees have seen their duties increase without corresponding boosts in pay after the company axed hundreds of jobs last year.

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