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How much does a Gaming Software Engineer make?

Updated Jan 21, 2022

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Employer Size

Experience

$108,744 /yr
Average Base Pay

372,814 salaries

$74K

Low

$109K

Average

$160K

High

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How much does a Gaming Software Engineer make? The national average salary for a Gaming Software Engineer is $108,744 in United States. Filter by location to see Gaming Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 372,814 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Gaming Software Engineer employees.

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What is the salary trajectory for a Software Engineer?

$108,249 /yr
Software Engineer
$131,206 /yr
Senior Software Engineer
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What are some related job titles for a Gaming Software Engineer?

Game Engineer

$82,845

per year

Graphics Software Engineer

$115,969

per year

Entry Level Software Engineer

$76,882

per year

Game Programmer Intern

$61,700

per year

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Software Engineer in United States of America

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$94,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$130,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$115,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Development Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Development Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$145,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$50

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Engineer with less than one year of experience

$24

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Engineer with less than one year of experience

$200,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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What is the average pay for a Gaming Software Engineer at different companies?

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3.2

Kush Games

Gaming Software Engineer
About 

$80K -$87K

$80K

$87K

$80,205 - $86,550 Range

WMS Industries

Gaming Software Engineer
About 

$88K -$96K

$88K

$96K

$87,628 - $95,619 Range

3.9

YOUWEB

Gaming Software Engineer
About 

$97K -$107K

$97K

$107K

$97,035 - $106,608 Range

GameStop
2.9

GameStop

Game Advisor - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $7 - $20

$7

$20

$7 - $20 Range

GameStop
2.9

GameStop

Senior Game Advisor - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $8 - $18

$8

$18

$8 - $18 Range

GameStop
2.9

GameStop

Senior Game Advisor - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $7 - $18

$7

$18

$7 - $18 Range

Knighted Ventures
4.2

Knighted Ventures

Gaming Associate - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $11 - $24

$11

$24

$11 - $24 Range

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Blizzard Entertainment
3.5

Blizzard Entertainment

Game Master - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $23

$12

$23

$12 - $23 Range

GameStop
2.9

GameStop

Game Advisor - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $14

$9

$14

$9 - $14 Range

Chuck E. Cheese
3.7

Chuck E. Cheese

Game Room Attendant - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $8 - $16

$8

$16

$8 - $16 Range

Breakout Games
3.3

Breakout Games

Game Master - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $15

$9

$15

$9 - $15 Range

Dave & Buster's
3.7

Dave & Buster's

Game Technician - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $18

$10

$18

$10 - $18 Range

GameStop
2.9

GameStop

Game Advisor - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $12

$8

$12

$8 - $12 Range

MZ
3

MZ

Game-Analyst

$123,140

 /yr
Range: $115K - $131K

$115K

$131K

$115,101 - $131,179 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Game Designer

$77,345

 /yr
Range: $49K - $105K

$49K

$105K

$48,530 - $105,381 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Senior Game Designer

$119,580

 /yr
Range: $79K - $157K

$79K

$157K

$78,907 - $156,886 Range

Dave & Buster's
3.7

Dave & Buster's

Game Technician - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

MZ
3

MZ

Associate Game Designer

$84,068

 /yr
Range: $84K - $91K

$84K

$91K

$84,068 - $91,436 Range

GameStop
2.9

GameStop

Seasonal Game Advisor - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $8 - $13

$8

$13

$8 - $13 Range

The Escape Game
3.6

The Escape Game

Game Guide - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $15

$10

$15

$10 - $15 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Gaming Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Gaming Software Engineer is $108,744 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Gaming Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 372814 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Gaming Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Gaming Software Engineer in United States is $160,355 per year.

The lowest salary for a Gaming Software Engineer in United States is $73,745 per year.

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