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Game Designer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$81,314/yr
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$56K
Low
$81K
Average
$112K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,265
Range$2,378 - $25,709
How much does a Game Designer make?

The national average salary for a Game Designer is $81,314 in United States. Filter by location to see Game Designer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 773 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Designer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Low
      High
      Zynga
      $83,750/yr
      Range: $57K - $98K
      18 salaries
      $83,750/yr
      $57K$98K
      Electronic Arts
      $67,768/yr
      Range: $42K - $98K
      14 salaries
      $67,768/yr
      $42K$98K
      Sony Online Entertainment
      $59,762/yr
      Range: $43K - $90K
      13 salaries
      $59,762/yr
      $43K$90K
      Wizards of the Coast
      $72,272/yr
      Range: $68K - $79K
      12 salaries
      $72,272/yr
      $68K$79K
      Naughty Dog
      $87,655/yr
      Range: $61K - $147K
      11 salaries
      $87,655/yr
      $61K$147K
      Storm8
      $80,000/yr
      Range: $70K - $95K
      11 salaries
      $80,000/yr
      $70K$95K
      ArenaNet
      $51,000/yr
      Range: $36K - $88K
      11 salaries
      $51,000/yr
      $36K$88K

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      Microsoft
      $114,122/yr
      Range: $101K - $120K
      10 salaries
      $114,122/yr
      $101K$120K
      Red 5 Studios
      $64,468/yr
      Range: $57K - $105K
      10 salaries
      $64,468/yr
      $57K$105K
      Disney Interactive Studios
      $70,000/yr
      Range: $54K - $110K
      9 salaries
      $70,000/yr
      $54K$110K
      Activision
      $67,331/yr
      Range: $58K - $97K
      8 salaries
      $67,331/yr
      $58K$97K
      Glu Mobile
      $68,515/yr
      Range: $55K - $102K
      8 salaries
      $68,515/yr
      $55K$102K
      Treyarch
      $70,119/yr
      Range: $51K - $150K
      8 salaries
      $70,119/yr
      $51K$150K
      KingsIsle Entertainment
      $60,000/yr
      Range: $50K - $80K
      7 salaries
      $60,000/yr
      $50K$80K
      Sprinklr
      $61,206/yr
      Range: $56K - $72K
      6 salaries
      $61,206/yr
      $56K$72K
      GREE International Entertainment
      $75,000/yr
      Range: $61K - $92K
      6 salaries
      $75,000/yr
      $61K$92K
      Trion Worlds
      $76,323/yr
      Range: $59K - $78K
      6 salaries
      $76,323/yr
      $59K$78K
      TinyCo
      $69,116/yr
      Range: $55K - $92K
      6 salaries
      $69,116/yr
      $55K$92K
      Hi-Rez Studios
      $51,500/yr
      Range: $42K - $70K
      6 salaries
      $51,500/yr
      $42K$70K
      Gameloft
      $58,718/yr
      Range: $50K - $65K
      6 salaries
      $58,718/yr
      $50K$65K

      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 San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $85,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $3k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $52,000
      per year
      A Game Designer in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $52,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Albany, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $65,000
      per year
      A Game/Level Designer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Diego, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $36
      hourly
      A Technical Game Designer in the Bend, OR Area area reported making $36 per hour
      Additional Pay
      $20k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Bend, OR Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
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