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Game Programmer Salaries

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192 SalariesUpdated Nov 12, 2017
Average Base Pay
$73,929/yr
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$74K
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How much does a Game Programmer make?

The national average salary for a Game Programmer is $73,929 in United States. Filter by location to see Game Programmer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Programmer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Naughty Dog
      $112,777/yr
      Range: $101K - $144K
      11 salaries
      $112,777
      $101K$144K
      THQ
      $78,071/yr
      Range: $65K - $90K
      6 salaries
      $78,071
      $65K$90K
      Papaya Studio
      $61,418/yr
      Range: $45K - $90K
      6 salaries
      $61,418
      $45K$90K
      CrowdStar
      $91,772/yr
      Range: $79K - $98K
      4 salaries
      $91,772
      $79K$98K
      Petroglyph Games
      $73,919/yr
      Range: $63K - $92K
      4 salaries
      $73,919
      $63K$92K
      1st Playable Productions
      $62,724/yr
      Range: $50K - $70K
      3 salaries
      $62,724
      $50K$70K
      Booz Allen Hamilton
      $78,102/yr
      Range: $75K - $81K
      2 salaries
      About
      $75K - $81K
      $75K$81K

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      Boeing
      $77,609/yr
      Range: $74K - $83K
      2 salaries
      About
      $74K - $83K
      $74K$83K
      Sony PlayStation
      $87,715/yr
      Range: $82K - $92K
      2 salaries
      About
      $82K - $92K
      $82K$92K
      Sony Online Entertainment
      $75,590/yr
      Range: $67K - $86K
      2 salaries
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      $67K - $86K
      $67K$86K
      ArenaNet
      $66,752/yr
      Range: $62K - $71K
      2 salaries
      About
      $62K - $71K
      $62K$71K
      Vicarious Visions
      $82,076/yr
      Range: $77K - $87K
      2 salaries
      About
      $77K - $87K
      $77K$87K
      Arkadium
      $71,077/yr
      Range: $60K - $82K
      2 salaries
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      $60K - $82K
      $60K$82K
      Schell Games
      $65,270/yr
      Range: $58K - $74K
      2 salaries
      About
      $58K - $74K
      $58K$74K
      Avatar Reality
      $19/hr
      Range: $18 - $20
      2 salaries
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      $18 - $20
      hourly
      $18$20
      Heavy Iron
      $61,388/yr
      Range: $49K - $74K
      2 salaries
      About
      $49K - $74K
      $49K$74K
      Idol Minds
      $60,035/yr
      Range: $57K - $64K
      2 salaries
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      $57K - $64K
      $57K$64K
      Amazon
      $86,437/yr
      Range: $83K - $89K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $83K - $89K
      $83K$89K
      Accenture
      $88,684/yr
      Range: $85K - $92K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $85K - $92K
      $85K$92K
      SAP
      $85,533/yr
      Range: $83K - $89K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $83K - $89K
      $83K$89K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $45,000
      per year
      A Gameplay Programmer in the Gainesville, FL Area area reported making $45,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Gainesville, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $70,000
      per year
      A Game Programmer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $70,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Portland, OR Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $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
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