Game Programmer Salaries

1,796 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$50,923 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,148
Range$1,039 - $7,975

How much does a Game Programmer make?

The national average salary for a Game Programmer is $50,923 in United States. Filter by location to see Game Programmer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,796 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Programmer employees.

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Game Programmer

Naughty Dog

$116,468/yr

Range: $105K - $154K

14 salaries

$116,468/yr
$105K$154K

Game Programmer

THQ Nordic

$83,886/yr

Range: $68K - $95K

6 salaries

$83,886/yr
$68K$95K

Game Programmer

Papaya Studio

$59,696/yr

Range: $47K - $97K

6 salaries

$59,696/yr
$47K$97K

Game Programmer

CrowdStar

$100,691/yr

Range: $83K - $104K

4 salaries

$100,691/yr
$83K$104K

Game Programmer

Petroglyph Games

$76,176/yr

Range: $65K - $98K

4 salaries

$76,176/yr
$65K$98K

Game Programmer

Booz Allen Hamilton

$82,978/yr

Range: $60K - $83K

3 salaries

$82,978/yr
$60K$83K

Game Programmer

ArenaNet

$69,213/yr

Range: $69K - $72K

3 salaries

$69,213/yr
$69K$72K

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Game Programmer

1st Playable Productions

$73,867/yr

Range: $55K - $76K

3 salaries

$73,867/yr
$55K$76K

Game Programmer

Heavy Iron

$75,924/yr

Range: $55K - $77K

3 salaries

$75,924/yr
$55K$77K

Game Programmer

Boeing

$82,949/yr

Range: $78K - $89K

2 salaries

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$78K - $89K
$78K$89K

Game Programmer

PlayStation

$93,717/yr

Range: $88K - $99K

2 salaries

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$88K - $99K
$88K$99K

Game Programmer - Hourly

Age of Learning

$28/hr

Range: $27 - $29

2 salaries

About
$27 - $29hourly
$27$29

Game Programmer

Sony Online Entertainment

$80,054/yr

Range: $72K - $88K

2 salaries

About
$72K - $88K
$72K$88K

Game Programmer

Vicarious Visions

$87,698/yr

Range: $82K - $94K

2 salaries

About
$82K - $94K
$82K$94K

Game Programmer

Schell Games

$68,782/yr

Range: $60K - $77K

2 salaries

About
$60K - $77K
$60K$77K

Game Programmer

Arkadium

$76,066/yr

Range: $67K - $85K

2 salaries

About
$67K - $85K
$67K$85K

Game Programmer - Hourly

Avatar Reality

$20/hr

Range: $19 - $21

2 salaries

About
$19 - $21hourly
$19$21

Game Programmer

Idol Minds

$63,301/yr

Range: $59K - $68K

2 salaries

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$59K - $68K
$59K$68K

Game Programmer - Hourly Contractor

Hashbang Games

$26/hr

Range: $25 - $27

2 salaries

About
$25 - $27hourly
$25$27

Game Programmer

Amazon

$91,659/yr

Range: $88K - $95K

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$90,000
per year
A Gameplay Programmer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
Company - Private
$53,000
per year
An Unity Programmer in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $53,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$54
hourly
A Remedy Developer in the Greenville, SC Area area reported making $54 per hour
Job Highlights
Greenville, SC Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$95,000
per year
An Unity Developer in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
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