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Game Designer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$73,182/yr
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$51K
Low
$73K
Average
$102K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$6,765
Range$2,233 - $23,685
How much does a Game Designer make?

The national average salary for a Game Designer is $73,182 in United States. Filter by location to see Game Designer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 998 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Designer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      High
      Zynga
      $89,514/yr
      Range: $55K - $126K
      19 salaries
      $89,514/yr
      $55K$126K
      Walt Disney Company
      $78,605/yr
      Range: $57K - $116K
      14 salaries
      $78,605/yr
      $57K$116K
      Electronic Arts
      $68,567/yr
      Range: $45K - $89K
      14 salaries
      $68,567/yr
      $45K$89K
      Sony Online Entertainment
      $62,765/yr
      Range: $47K - $94K
      13 salaries
      $62,765/yr
      $47K$94K
      Wizards of the Coast
      $78,502/yr
      Range: $75K - $84K
      13 salaries
      $78,502/yr
      $75K$84K
      ArenaNet
      $55,688/yr
      Range: $38K - $91K
      12 salaries
      $55,688/yr
      $38K$91K
      Naughty Dog
      $93,003/yr
      Range: $64K - $156K
      11 salaries
      $93,003/yr
      $64K$156K

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      Storm8
      $86,186/yr
      Range: $76K - $102K
      11 salaries
      $86,186/yr
      $76K$102K
      Microsoft
      $121,236/yr
      Range: $109K - $128K
      10 salaries
      $121,236/yr
      $109K$128K
      Glu Mobile
      $73,310/yr
      Range: $47K - $109K
      10 salaries
      $73,310/yr
      $47K$109K
      Treyarch
      $75,116/yr
      Range: $54K - $161K
      10 salaries
      $75,116/yr
      $54K$161K
      Red 5 Studios
      $68,666/yr
      Range: $60K - $114K
      10 salaries
      $68,666/yr
      $60K$114K
      Activision
      $71,935/yr
      Range: $61K - $102K
      8 salaries
      $71,935/yr
      $61K$102K
      Blizzard Entertainment
      $74,413/yr
      Range: $63K - $143K
      7 salaries
      $74,413/yr
      $63K$143K
      Hi-Rez Studios
      $55,826/yr
      Range: $43K - $80K
      7 salaries
      $55,826/yr
      $43K$80K
      KingsIsle Entertainment
      $64,969/yr
      Range: $54K - $85K
      7 salaries
      $64,969/yr
      $54K$85K
      Sprinklr
      $64,949/yr
      Range: $59K - $77K
      6 salaries
      $64,949/yr
      $59K$77K
      GREE International Entertainment
      $80,237/yr
      Range: $65K - $100K
      6 salaries
      $80,237/yr
      $65K$100K
      Trion Worlds
      $81,141/yr
      Range: $60K - $85K
      6 salaries
      $81,141/yr
      $60K$85K
      TinyCo
      $73,910/yr
      Range: $59K - $100K
      6 salaries
      $73,910/yr
      $59K$100K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $116,000
      per year
      A Content Designer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $116,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $65,000
      per year
      A Game Designer in the New Orleans, LA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New Orleans, LA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $37
      hourly
      A Game Designer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $37 per hour
      Additional Pay
      $22k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $75,304
      per year
      A Game Designer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $75,304 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Portland, OR Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Public
      $36
      hourly
      A Game Designer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $36 per hour
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      $9k profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment