Salary: Game Designer in United States | Glassdoor

Game Designer Salaries in United States

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797 SalariesUpdated Dec 5, 2017
Average Base Pay
$73,924/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$51K
Low
$74K
Average
$101K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$6,812
Range$2,247 - $23,874
How much does a Game Designer make?

The national average salary for a Game Designer is $73,924 in United States. Filter by location to see Game Designer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 797 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Designer employees.

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      Zynga
      $78,858/yr
      17 salaries
      $78,858/yr
      $57K$98K
      Electronic Arts
      $66,891/yr
      13 salaries
      $66,891/yr
      $42K$98K
      Sony Online Entertainment
      $59,559/yr
      13 salaries
      $59,559/yr
      $43K$90K
      Wizards of the Coast
      $72,337/yr
      12 salaries
      $72,337/yr
      $68K$79K
      Microsoft
      $110,901/yr
      10 salaries
      $110,901/yr
      $101K$120K
      Naughty Dog
      $89,899/yr
      10 salaries
      $89,899/yr
      $61K$147K
      Storm8
      $80,667/yr
      10 salaries
      $80,667/yr
      $70K$95K

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      ArenaNet
      $56,073/yr
      10 salaries
      $56,073/yr
      $36K$88K
      Red 5 Studios
      $69,797/yr
      10 salaries
      $69,797/yr
      $57K$105K
      Disney Interactive Studios
      $73,172/yr
      9 salaries
      $73,172/yr
      $54K$110K
      Activision
      $71,717/yr
      8 salaries
      $71,717/yr
      $58K$97K
      Treyarch
      $80,493/yr
      8 salaries
      $80,493/yr
      $51K$150K
      Sprinklr
      $63,137/yr
      6 salaries
      $63,137/yr
      $56K$72K
      Glu Mobile
      $69,002/yr
      6 salaries
      $69,002/yr
      $55K$102K
      TinyCo
      $72,100/yr
      6 salaries
      $72,100/yr
      $55K$92K
      Gameloft
      $57,829/yr
      6 salaries
      $57,829/yr
      $50K$65K
      KingsIsle Entertainment
      $60,646/yr
      6 salaries
      $60,646/yr
      $50K$80K
      Blizzard Entertainment
      $85,108/yr
      5 salaries
      $85,108/yr
      $60K$134K
      GREE International Entertainment
      $74,592/yr
      5 salaries
      $74,592/yr
      $61K$92K
      Playdom
      $68,591/yr
      5 salaries
      $68,591/yr
      $54K$103K

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Game Designer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $24
      hourly
      A Game Designer in the Daytona Beach, FL Area area reported making $24 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Daytona Beach, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $48,000
      per year
      A Game Designer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $48,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $60,000
      per year
      A Game Designer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $70,000
      per year
      A Game Designer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $3k cash bonus
      $8k profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $70,000
      per year
      A Game Designer in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Pittsburgh, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
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