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Game Developer Salaries in Los Angeles, CA Area

179 SalariesUpdated Jan 16, 2021

Average Base Pay
$59,010 / yr
16% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,379
Range$1,136 - $8,902

How much does a Game Developer make in Los Angeles, CA?

The average salary for a Game Developer is $59,010 in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 179 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Developer employees in Los Angeles, CA.

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Game Designer

Blizzard Entertainment

$76,413/yr

Range: $64K - $145K

13 salaries

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$76,413/yr
$64K$145K

Associate Game Designer

Blizzard Entertainment

$56,826/yr

Range: $51K - $71K

11 salaries

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$56,826/yr
$51K$71K

Game Master - Hourly

Blizzard Entertainment

$15/hr

Range: $12 - $22

8 salaries

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$15/hr
$12$22

Senior Game Designer

Blizzard Entertainment

$99,878/yr

Range: $55K - $123K

7 salaries

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$99,878/yr
$55K$123K

Game Producer

Blizzard Entertainment

$85,688/yr

Range: $76K - $97K

7 salaries

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$85,688/yr
$76K$97K

Game Designer

Red 5 Studios

$65,528/yr

Range: $61K - $87K

5 salaries

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$65,528/yr
$61K$87K

Lead Game Designer

Blizzard Entertainment

$145,882/yr

Range: $104K - $173K

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$145,882/yr
$104K$173K

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Game Programmer

Papaya Studio

$70,443/yr

Range: $61K - $98K

4 salaries

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$70,443/yr
$61K$98K

Game Designer

Ready At Dawn Studios

$87,661/yr

Range: $70K - $92K

3 salaries

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$87,661/yr
$70K$92K

Senior Game Designer

Red 5 Studios

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$83K - $101K

2 salaries

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$83K - $101K
$83K$101K

Senior Game Designer

Obsidian Entertainment

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$89K - $116K

2 salaries

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$89K - $116K
$89K$116K

Game Analyst - Hourly

Blizzard Entertainment

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$14 - $21hourly

2 salaries

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$14 - $21hourly
$14$21

Game Designer

Amazon

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$128K - $136K

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$128K - $136K
$128K$136K

Game Designer

Obsidian Entertainment

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$63K - $68K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$63K - $68K
$63K$68K

Game Designer

Nexon M

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$68K - $73K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$68K - $73K
$68K$73K

Game Designer

Double Helix Games

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$87K - $93K

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$87K - $93K
$87K$93K

Game Designer

Frostkeep Studios

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$74K - $81K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$74K - $81K
$74K$81K

Game Master - Hourly

Blizzard Entertainment

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$15 - $16hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$15 - $16hourly
$15$16

Game Master - Hourly Contractor

Blizzard Entertainment

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$13 - $14hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$13 - $14hourly
$13$14

Game Master - Hourly

Atlus U.S.A.

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$11 - $12hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$11 - $12hourly
$11$12
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$50,000
per year
A Game Developer reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$32
hourly
An Unreal Engine Developer reported making $32 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$115,000
per year
A Gameplay Programmer reported making $115,000 per year
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Temporary
1 to 50 employees
 
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$64,743
per year
An Unreal Engine Developer reported making $64,743 per year
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5-7 years experience
Freelance
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$59,927
per year
A Gameplay Programmer reported making $59,927 per year
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Part-time
1 to 50 employees
 
Company - Private
$32
hourly
A Game Development reported making $32 per hour
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Intern
10000+ employees
 
Company - Public
$120,070
per year
A Gameplay Programmer reported making $120,070 per year
Additional Pay
$80 cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$12
hourly
A Game Developer reported making $12 per hour
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Part-time
1001 to 5000 employees
 
College / University
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