Game Designer Salaries

1,739 SalariesUpdated Aug 7, 2020

Average Base Pay
$58,627 / yr
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How much does a Game Designer make?

The national average salary for a Game Designer is $58,627 in United States. Filter by location to see Game Designer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,739 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Designer employees.

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Game Designer

Zynga

$90,566/yr

Range: $56K - $127K

19 salaries

$90,566/yr
$56K$127K

Game Designer

Electronic Arts

$76,672/yr

Range: $45K - $111K

19 salaries

$76,672/yr
$45K$111K

Game Designer

Wizards of the Coast

$79,426/yr

Range: $75K - $85K

15 salaries

$79,426/yr
$75K$85K

Game Designer

Walt Disney Company

$79,530/yr

Range: $57K - $117K

14 salaries

$79,530/yr
$57K$117K

Game Designer

Microsoft

$123,383/yr

Range: $110K - $140K

14 salaries

$123,383/yr
$110K$140K

Game Designer

ArenaNet

$56,343/yr

Range: $38K - $92K

12 salaries

$56,343/yr
$38K$92K

Game Designer

Sony Online Entertainment

$63,159/yr

Range: $47K - $95K

12 salaries

$63,159/yr
$47K$95K

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Game Designer

Storm8

$87,200/yr

Range: $76K - $103K

11 salaries

$87,200/yr
$76K$103K

Game Designer

Naughty Dog

$95,054/yr

Range: $65K - $158K

11 salaries

$95,054/yr
$65K$158K

Game Designer

Red 5 Studios

$69,473/yr

Range: $61K - $115K

10 salaries

$69,473/yr
$61K$115K

Game Designer

Glu Mobile

$72,155/yr

Range: $48K - $81K

10 salaries

$72,155/yr
$48K$81K

Game Designer

Treyarch

$80,903/yr

Range: $55K - $163K

10 salaries

$80,903/yr
$55K$163K

Game Designer

Activision

$72,781/yr

Range: $62K - $103K

8 salaries

$72,781/yr
$62K$103K

Game Designer

Riot Games

$105,210/yr

Range: $73K - $152K

8 salaries

$105,210/yr
$73K$152K

Game Designer

Blizzard Entertainment

$75,289/yr

Range: $64K - $144K

7 salaries

$75,289/yr
$64K$144K

Game Designer

Hi-Rez Studios

$56,482/yr

Range: $43K - $81K

7 salaries

$56,482/yr
$43K$81K

Game Designer

Rockstar Games

$97,829/yr

Range: $53K - $111K

7 salaries

$97,829/yr
$53K$111K

Game Designer

KingsIsle Entertainment

$65,733/yr

Range: $54K - $86K

7 salaries

$65,733/yr
$54K$86K

Game Designer

Jam City

$60,290/yr

Range: $51K - $103K

6 salaries

$60,290/yr
$51K$103K

Game Designer

Sprinklr

$65,713/yr

Range: $60K - $78K

6 salaries

$65,713/yr
$60K$78K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$85,000
per year
A Game Designer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Additional Pay
$9k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$13
hourly
A Creative Content Designer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$55,000
per year
A Content Designer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$12
hourly
A Game Master in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public