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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Game Tester make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$54,693 / yrTotal Pay
$42,079 / yrBase Pay
$12,615 / yrAdditional Pay

$54,693

 / yr
$11K$308K
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The estimated total pay for a Game Tester is $54,693 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $42,079 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $12,615 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Game Tester salary is $42,079. Salaries can range from $10,754 - $307,529. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Game Tester in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $54,693.

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What are some related job titles for Game Tester?

Some related job titles are Game Developer Salaries with median pay of $84,690, Game Programmer Salaries with median pay of $93,296, QA - Game Tester Salaries with median pay of $60,934, QA Tester Salaries with median pay of $83,688.

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C2S Technologies
3.9

C2S Technologies

Game Tester - Hourly Contractor

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

FLEXASOFT
3.4

FLEXASOFT

Game Tester - Hourly Contractor

$12

 /hr
Range: $12 - $16

$12

$16

$12 - $16 Range

C2S Technologies
3.9

C2S Technologies

Game Tester - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $15

$11

$15

$11 - $15 Range

PlayStation
3.9

PlayStation

Game Tester - Hourly Contractor

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $16

$12

$16

$12 - $16 Range

Lionbridge
3.7

Lionbridge

Game Tester - Hourly

$9

$21

$9 - $21 Range

Blackapple Solutions
3.2

Blackapple Solutions

Game Tester - Hourly Contractor

$12

 /hr
Range: $12 - $12

$12

$12

$12 - $12 Range

Experis
3.7

Experis

Game Tester - Hourly Contractor

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Game Tester - Hourly

$16

$22

$16 - $22 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Game Tester - Hourly Contractor

$10

$21

$10 - $21 Range

Experis
3.7

Experis

Game Tester - Hourly

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

Big Fish Games
3.5

Big Fish Games

Game Tester - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $19

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

Nintendo of America
4.0

Nintendo of America

Game Tester - Hourly Contractor

$13

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

VMC Consulting
2.7

VMC Consulting

Game Tester - Hourly Contractor

$9

$14

$9 - $14 Range

FLEXASOFT
3.4

FLEXASOFT

Game Tester - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $12

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

The Home Depot
3.8

The Home Depot

Game Tester - Hourly

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Activision Blizzard
3.4

Activision Blizzard

Game Tester - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Epic Games
4.5

Epic Games

Game Tester - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $17 - $102

$17

$102

$17 - $102 Range

BrickRed Systems
4.4

BrickRed Systems

Game Tester - Hourly Contractor

$14

 /hr
Range: $14 - $16

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

BrickRed Systems
4.4

BrickRed Systems

Game Tester - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $13 - $15

$13

$15

$13 - $15 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Game Tester - Hourly

$12

$14

$12 - $14 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Game Tester salaries

The national average salary for a Game Tester is $41,294 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Game Tester salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 41 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Game Tester employees.

The highest salary for a Game Tester in United States is $77,773 per year.

The lowest salary for a Game Tester in United States is $21,925 per year.

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