Game Programmer Salaries

114 SalariesUpdated May 12, 2021

Average Base Pay
$73,315 / yr
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How much does a Game Programmer make?

The national average salary for a Game Programmer is $73,315 in United States. Filter by location to see Game Programmer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 114 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Programmer employees.

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Game Programmer

Naughty Dog

$120,628/yr

Range: $108K - $160K

15 salaries

$120,628/yr
$108K$160K

Game Programmer

Papaya Studio

$62,203/yr

Range: $49K - $101K

7 salaries

$62,203/yr
$49K$101K

Game Programmer

THQ Nordic

$83,220/yr

Range: $70K - $98K

7 salaries

$83,220/yr
$70K$98K

Game Programmer

CrowdStar

$104,288/yr

Range: $86K - $108K

4 salaries

$104,288/yr
$86K$108K

Game Programmer

Petroglyph Games

$78,897/yr

Range: $67K - $102K

4 salaries

$78,897/yr
$67K$102K

Game Programmer

Booz Allen Hamilton

$85,942/yr

Range: $62K - $86K

3 salaries

$85,942/yr
$62K$86K

Game Programmer

Heavy Iron

$78,636/yr

Range: $56K - $79K

3 salaries

$78,636/yr
$56K$79K

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Game Programmer

1st Playable Productions

$76,505/yr

Range: $57K - $79K

3 salaries

$76,505/yr
$57K$79K

Game Programmer

ArenaNet

$71,686/yr

Range: $71K - $75K

3 salaries

$71,686/yr
$71K$75K

Game Programmer - Hourly

Age of Learning

$29/hr

Range: $26 - $29

3 salaries

$29/hr
$26$29

Game Programmer

King Show Games

About
$54K - $59K

2 salaries

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$54K - $59K
$54K$59K

Game Programmer

Sony Online Entertainment

About
$75K - $93K

2 salaries

About
$75K - $93K
$75K$93K

Game Programmer

Schell Games

About
$63K - $81K

2 salaries

About
$63K - $81K
$63K$81K

Game Programmer

PlayStation

About
$92K - $102K

2 salaries

About
$92K - $102K
$92K$102K

Game Programmer - Hourly

WayForward Technologies

About
$27 - $32hourly

2 salaries

About
$27 - $32hourly
$27$32

Game Programmer - Hourly

Avatar Reality

About
$20 - $22hourly

2 salaries

About
$20 - $22hourly
$20$22

Game Programmer

Arkadium

About
$69K - $88K

2 salaries

About
$69K - $88K
$69K$88K

Game Programmer

Idol Minds

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$62K - $70K

2 salaries

About
$62K - $70K
$62K$70K

Game Programmer - Hourly

Multimedia Games

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$13 - $28hourly

2 salaries

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$13 - $28hourly
$13$28

Game Programmer

Boeing

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$80K - $92K

2 salaries

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$80K - $92K
$80K$92K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$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
$182,249
per year
An Unity Developer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $182,249 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$20,000
monthly
An Unity Developer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $20,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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