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Game Designer Salaries

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819 SalariesUpdated May 20, 2018
Average Base Pay
$68,024/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$46K
Low
$68K
Average
$92K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$6,428
Range$2,134 - $22,335
How much does a Game Designer make?

The national average salary for a Game Designer is $68,024 in United States. Filter by location to see Game Designer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 819 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
      $78,858/yr
      Range: $57K - $98K
      17 salaries
      $78,858
      $57K$98K
      Electronic Arts
      $66,756/yr
      Range: $42K - $98K
      14 salaries
      $66,756
      $42K$98K
      Sony Online Entertainment
      $59,559/yr
      Range: $43K - $90K
      13 salaries
      $59,559
      $43K$90K
      Wizards of the Coast
      $72,337/yr
      Range: $68K - $79K
      12 salaries
      $72,337
      $68K$79K
      Naughty Dog
      $90,817/yr
      Range: $61K - $147K
      11 salaries
      $90,817
      $61K$147K
      Microsoft
      $110,901/yr
      Range: $101K - $120K
      10 salaries
      $110,901
      $101K$120K
      Storm8
      $80,667/yr
      Range: $70K - $95K
      10 salaries
      $80,667
      $70K$95K

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      ArenaNet
      $56,073/yr
      Range: $36K - $88K
      10 salaries
      $56,073
      $36K$88K
      Red 5 Studios
      $69,797/yr
      Range: $57K - $105K
      10 salaries
      $69,797
      $57K$105K
      Disney Interactive Studios
      $73,172/yr
      Range: $54K - $110K
      9 salaries
      $73,172
      $54K$110K
      Activision
      $71,717/yr
      Range: $58K - $97K
      8 salaries
      $71,717
      $58K$97K
      Treyarch
      $80,493/yr
      Range: $51K - $150K
      8 salaries
      $80,493
      $51K$150K
      Glu Mobile
      $69,430/yr
      Range: $55K - $102K
      7 salaries
      $69,430
      $55K$102K
      KingsIsle Entertainment
      $62,268/yr
      Range: $50K - $80K
      7 salaries
      $62,268
      $50K$80K
      Sprinklr
      $63,137/yr
      Range: $56K - $72K
      6 salaries
      $63,137
      $56K$72K
      Trion Worlds
      $71,310/yr
      Range: $59K - $78K
      6 salaries
      $71,310
      $59K$78K
      TinyCo
      $72,100/yr
      Range: $55K - $92K
      6 salaries
      $72,100
      $55K$92K
      Gameloft
      $57,829/yr
      Range: $50K - $65K
      6 salaries
      $57,829
      $50K$65K
      Gazillion Entertainment
      $68,306/yr
      Range: $48K - $93K
      6 salaries
      $68,306
      $48K$93K
      IGT
      $65,355/yr
      Range: $59K - $73K
      5 salaries
      $65,355
      $59K$73K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $78,000
      per year
      A Game Designer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $78,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $60,000
      per year
      A Game Designer in the Reno, NV Area area reported making $60,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Reno, NV Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $68,000
      per year
      An Ad Designer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $68,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $100,000
      per year
      A Game Designer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $28k cash bonus
      $6k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $90,000
      per year
      A Game Designer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $90,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
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