Salary: Game Programmer | Glassdoor

Game Programmer Salaries

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242 SalariesUpdated Oct 11, 2017
Average Base Pay
$81,877/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$55K
Low
$82K
Average
$108K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$3,666
Range$965 - $16,066
How much does a Game Programmer make?

The national average salary for a Game Programmer is $81,877 in United States. Filter by location to see Game Programmer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 242 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Programmer employees.

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      Naughty Dog
      $112,777/yr
      11 salaries
      $112,777/yr
      $101K$144K
      THQ
      $78,071/yr
      6 salaries
      $78,071/yr
      $65K$90K
      Papaya Studio
      $61,418/yr
      6 salaries
      $61,418/yr
      $45K$90K
      CrowdStar
      $91,772/yr
      4 salaries
      $91,772/yr
      $79K$98K
      Petroglyph Games
      $73,919/yr
      4 salaries
      $73,919/yr
      $63K$92K
      1st Playable Productions
      $62,724/yr
      3 salaries
      $62,724/yr
      $50K$70K
      Booz Allen Hamilton
      $77,994/yr
      2 salaries
      $77,994/yr
      $75K$81K

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      Boeing
      $77,363/yr
      2 salaries
      $77,363/yr
      $73K$83K
      Sony PlayStation
      $87,756/yr
      2 salaries
      $87,756/yr
      $82K$93K
      Sony Online Entertainment
      $75,462/yr
      2 salaries
      $75,462/yr
      $67K$85K
      ArenaNet
      $66,034/yr
      2 salaries
      $66,034/yr
      $62K$70K
      Vicarious Visions
      $81,855/yr
      2 salaries
      $81,855/yr
      $77K$88K
      Arkadium
      $71,596/yr
      2 salaries
      $71,596/yr
      $61K$82K
      Schell Games
      $65,909/yr
      2 salaries
      $65,909/yr
      $58K$73K
      Avatar Reality
      $19/hr
      2 salaries
      $19/hr
      $18$19
      Heavy Iron
      $61,142/yr
      2 salaries
      $61,142/yr
      $49K$74K
      Idol Minds
      $59,673/yr
      2 salaries
      $59,673/yr
      $56K$63K
      Amazon
      $85,928/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $85,928/yr
      $83K$90K
      Accenture
      $88,271/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $88,271/yr
      $85K$93K
      SAP
      $85,235/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $85,235/yr
      $83K$90K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $55,199
      per year
      A Game Programmer in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $55,199 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $82,000
      per year
      A Gameplay Programmer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $82,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $78,000
      per year
      A Gameplay Programmer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $78,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $1k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $78,000
      per year
      A Game Programmer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $78,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $46,000
      per year
      A Gameplay Programmer in the Gainesville, FL Area area reported making $46,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Gainesville, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
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