Game Developer Salaries in Chicago, IL Area

62 SalariesUpdated Dec 16, 2020

Average Base Pay
$53,381 / yr
5% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,222
Range$1,066 - $8,261

How much does a Game Developer make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Game Developer is $53,381 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 62 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Developer employees in Chicago, IL.

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Game Developer

KCG

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$123K - $133K

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$123K - $133K
$123K$133K

Game Developer

Huxley

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$82K - $89K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$82K - $89K
$82K$89K

Game Developer

Productive Edge

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$97K - $105K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$97K - $105K
$97K$105K

Game Advisor - Hourly

GameStop

$10/hr

Range: $9 - $12

18 salaries

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$9$12
$11/hr
$10$12

Game Designer

Wargaming

$63,710/yr

Range: $51K - $67K

3 salaries

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$63,710/yr
$51K$67K

Game Designer

Walt Disney Company

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$55K - $61K

2 salaries

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$55K - $61K
$55K$61K

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Game Designer

Scientific Games

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$72K - $102K

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$72K - $102K
$72K$102K
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$9 - $11hourly
$9$11

Gaming Software Engineer

WMS Industries

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$81K - $89K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$81K - $89K
$81K$89K

Game Designer

Everi

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$71K - $76K

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$71K - $76K
$71K$76K

Game Designer

WMS Gaming

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$68K - $74K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$68K - $74K
$68K$74K

Game Designer

Elkay Manufacturing

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$67K - $72K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$67K - $72K
$67K$72K

Game Designer

Zing Games

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$29K - $32K

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$29K - $32K
$29K$32K

Game Designer

Important Little Games

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$85K - $92K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$85K - $92K
$85K$92K

Game Designer

Nether Realm Studios

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$39K - $42K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$39K - $42K
$39K$42K

Game Designer - Hourly Contractor

Digital Dreams Entertainment

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$20 - $22hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$20 - $22hourly
$20$22

Game Programmer

Treyarch

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$107K - $115K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$107K - $115K
$107K$115K

Game Programmer - Hourly

Babaroga

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$22 - $24hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$22 - $24hourly
$22$24

Game Programmer - Hourly Contractor

Phosphor Games Studio

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$26 - $29hourly

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$26 - $29hourly
$26$29
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$56,033
per year
A Game Programmer reported making $56,033 per year
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Full-time
201 to 500 employees
 
Company - Private
$62,470
per year
A Graphics Programmer reported making $62,470 per year
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
A Game Programmer reported making $23 per hour
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Full-time
1 to 50 employees
 
Company - Private
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