Compare Riot Games vs Epic Games BETA

See how working at Riot Games vs. Epic Games compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Riot Games vs. Epic Games. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Riot Games

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Epic Games

Employee Ratings

  • Riot Games scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Epic Games scored higher in 3 areas: Senior Management, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 591 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 112 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Riot Games employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Epic Games employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Riot Games Ceo Nicolo  Laurent
73%
73%Nicolo Laurent
CEO Approval
Epic Games Ceo Tim Sweeney
83%
83%Tim Sweeney
Epic Games employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Riot Games employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Riot Games employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Epic Games employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
65%

Salaries

Riot Games has 879 more total submitted salaries than Epic Games.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer88 Salaries
$133,465/yr
Producer16 Salaries
$116,138/yr
Systems Engineer9 Salaries
$132,091/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
QA Tester8 Salaries
$16/hr
Production Assistant4 Salaries
$20/hr
Senior Programmer7 Salaries
$149,879/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Gamers" was the most mentioned Pro at Riot Games.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Epic Games.
  • Riot Games had 59 more reviews than Epic Games that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Gamers"(in 81 reviews)
"Rioters"(in 69 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 15 reviews)
"Free food"(in 9 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 66 reviews)
"Rioters"(in 62 reviews)
Cons
"Crunch"(in 12 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 7 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Contractor - Production Assistant

I worked at Riot Games for less than a year

Pros

Amazing staff to work with. Perks were good and pay was good

Cons

none that I can think of

Former Intern - Engine Programmer

I worked at Epic Games

Pros

Nice one on one guidance. High tolerance for mistakes.

Cons

A little bit too harsh for newbies.

Job Postings

Riot Games has 114 more recently posted open jobs than Epic Games.