Game Developer Salaries

144 SalariesUpdated May 15, 2021

Average Base Pay
$70,458 / yr
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How much does a Game Developer make?

The national average salary for a Game Developer is $70,458 in United States. Filter by location to see Game Developer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 144 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Developer employees.

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Game Developer

Tynker

$60,681/yr

Range: $48K - $86K

6 salaries

$60,681/yr
$48K$86K

Game Developer

Rockstar Games

$57,350/yr

Range: $38K - $104K

5 salaries

$57,350/yr
$38K$104K

Game Developer

Fantasy Flight Games

$41,362/yr

Range: $41K - $44K

5 salaries

$41,362/yr
$41K$44K

Game Developer

Heavy Iron

$71,032/yr

Range: $71K - $75K

5 salaries

$71,032/yr
$71K$75K

Game Developer

Amazon

$102,133/yr

Range: $65K - $112K

5 salaries

$102,133/yr
$65K$112K

Game Developer

Big Fish Games

$60,380/yr

Range: $41K - $80K

5 salaries

$60,380/yr
$41K$80K

Game Developer

AppLovin

$116,795/yr

Range: $112K - $124K

3 salaries

$116,795/yr
$112K$124K

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Game Developer

Ubisoft

$103,474/yr

Range: $78K - $387K

3 salaries

$103,474/yr
$78K$387K

Game Developer

Grover Gaming

$51,561/yr

Range: $48K - $75K

3 salaries

$51,561/yr
$48K$75K

Game Developer

Raytheon Technologies

$85,808/yr

Range: $85K - $96K

3 salaries

$85,808/yr
$85K$96K

Game Developer

Electronic Arts

$60,983/yr

Range: $46K - $100K

3 salaries

$60,983/yr
$46K$100K

Game Developer

Game Show Network

$127,486/yr

Range: $116K - $134K

3 salaries

$127,486/yr
$116K$134K

Game Developer

Synergy Blue

$83,175/yr

Range: $73K - $86K

3 salaries

$83,175/yr
$73K$86K

Game Developer

KCG

About
$125K - $143K

2 salaries

About
$125K - $143K
$125K$143K

Game Developer

King Show Games

About
$75K - $83K

2 salaries

About
$75K - $83K
$75K$83K

Game Developer - Hourly

Strange Loop Games

About
$17 - $21hourly

2 salaries

About
$17 - $21hourly
$17$21

Game Developer - Monthly

Artix Entertainment

About
$3K - $3K

2 salaries

About
$3K - $3K
$3K$3K

Game Developer

General Dynamics Mission Systems

About
$93K - $105K

2 salaries

About
$93K - $105K
$93K$105K

Game Developer

GameSmart

About
$68K - $84K

2 salaries

About
$68K - $84K
$68K$84K

Game Developer

Moonbot Studios

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$71K - $82K

2 salaries

About
$71K - $82K
$71K$82K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$200,000
per year
A Game Developer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$71,000
per year
A Gameplay Programmer in the Waterloo, IA Area area reported making $71,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Waterloo, IA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
A Game Developer in the Boise, ID Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Boise, ID Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$20
hourly
A Game Developer in the Albuquerque, NM Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Albuquerque, NM Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$1,600
monthly
A Video Game Developer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $1,600 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
College / University
$54,449
per year
An Unity Game Developer in the Glens Falls, NY Area area reported making $54,449 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Glens Falls, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$50
hourly
An Unity Developer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $50 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private