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Game Programmer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$71,821/yr
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$45K
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$72K
Average
$102K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$3,388
Range$900 - $14,576
How much does a Game Programmer make?

The national average salary for a Game Programmer is $71,821 in United States. Filter by location to see Game Programmer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 513 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
      $110,000/yr
      Range: $101K - $144K
      12 salaries
      $110,000/yr
      $101K$144K
      THQ
      $79,016/yr
      Range: $65K - $90K
      6 salaries
      $79,016/yr
      $65K$90K
      Papaya Studio
      $56,338/yr
      Range: $45K - $90K
      6 salaries
      $56,338/yr
      $45K$90K
      CrowdStar
      $95,077/yr
      Range: $79K - $98K
      4 salaries
      $95,077/yr
      $79K$98K
      Petroglyph Games
      $70,637/yr
      Range: $63K - $92K
      4 salaries
      $70,637/yr
      $63K$92K
      1st Playable Productions
      $68,173/yr
      Range: $50K - $70K
      3 salaries
      $68,173/yr
      $50K$70K
      Booz Allen Hamilton
      $77,981/yr
      Range: $75K - $81K
      2 salaries
      About
      $75K - $81K
      $75K$81K

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      Boeing
      $77,755/yr
      Range: $73K - $82K
      2 salaries
      About
      $73K - $82K
      $73K$82K
      PlayStation
      $87,849/yr
      Range: $82K - $93K
      2 salaries
      About
      $82K - $93K
      $82K$93K
      Sony Online Entertainment
      $75,680/yr
      Range: $67K - $85K
      2 salaries
      About
      $67K - $85K
      $67K$85K
      ArenaNet
      $66,261/yr
      Range: $63K - $71K
      2 salaries
      About
      $63K - $71K
      $63K$71K
      Age of Learning
      $26/hr
      Range: $25 - $27
      2 salaries
      About
      $25 - $27
      hourly
      $25$27
      Vicarious Visions
      $81,712/yr
      Range: $76K - $87K
      2 salaries
      About
      $76K - $87K
      $76K$87K
      Volition
      $71,000/yr
      Range: $56K - $87K
      2 salaries
      About
      $56K - $87K
      $56K$87K
      Arkadium
      $70,867/yr
      Range: $62K - $81K
      2 salaries
      About
      $62K - $81K
      $62K$81K
      Schell Games
      $65,501/yr
      Range: $58K - $73K
      2 salaries
      About
      $58K - $73K
      $58K$73K
      Avatar Reality
      $19/hr
      Range: $18 - $20
      2 salaries
      About
      $18 - $20
      hourly
      $18$20
      Heavy Iron
      $60,900/yr
      Range: $49K - $74K
      2 salaries
      About
      $49K - $74K
      $49K$74K
      Idol Minds
      $59,841/yr
      Range: $57K - $63K
      2 salaries
      About
      $57K - $63K
      $57K$63K
      Amazon
      $85,920/yr
      Range: $82K - $89K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $82K - $89K
      $82K$89K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $20
      hourly
      A Game Programmer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $20 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $10
      hourly
      A Programming in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $10 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Orlando, FL Area area
      Intern
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $60,000
      per year
      An Engine Programmer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      San Diego, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
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