Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Level Designer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$94,619 / yrTotal Pay
$62,345 / yrBase Pay
$32,273 / yrAdditional Pay

$94,619

 / yr
$43K$456K
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The estimated total pay for a Level Designer is $94,619 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $62,345 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 $32,273 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.

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Some related job titles are Game Design Salaries with median pay of $115,894, 3D Environment Artist Salaries with median pay of $80,245, Associate Game Designer Salaries with median pay of $101,611, Entry Level Designer Salaries with median pay of $64,556.

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Take-Two
4.3

Take-Two

Level Designer

$102,755

 /yr
Range: $70K - $112K

$70K

$112K

$69,705 - $112,314 Range

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Treyarch
3.8

Treyarch

Level Designer

$73,212

 /yr
Range: $65K - $90K

$65K

$90K

$65,001 - $90,300 Range

Blizzard Entertainment
3.7

$96,936

 /yr
Range: $76K - $102K

$76K

$102K

$75,794 - $101,527 Range

Redemption Games
4.5

Redemption Games

Level Designer

$47,507

 /yr
Range: $42K - $54K

$42K

$54K

$42,234 - $54,280 Range

Gearbox Entertainment
3.8

Gearbox Entertainment

Level Designer

$85,841

 /yr
Range: $45K - $93K

$45K

$93K

$45,357 - $92,702 Range

Walt Disney Company
4.0

Walt Disney Company

Level Designer

$77,347

 /yr
Range: $66K - $83K

$66K

$83K

$66,450 - $83,230 Range

Mass Virtual
3.8

Mass Virtual

Level Designer

$58,000

 /yr
Range: $49K - $68K

$49K

$68K

$48,988 - $67,937 Range

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ZeniMax Media
3.4

ZeniMax Media

Level Designer

$104,651

 /yr
Range: $58K - $106K

$58K

$106K

$57,636 - $105,983 Range

id Software
4.1

id Software

Level Designer

$82,348

 /yr
Range: $50K - $115K

$50K

$115K

$49,921 - $114,544 Range

Redemption Games
4.5

Redemption Games

Level Designer - Hourly Contractor

$21

 /hr
Range: $20 - $27

$20

$27

$20 - $27 Range

Vicarious Visions
3.9

$58K

$69K

$57,764 - $68,682 Range

Raven Software
4.3

$67K

$73K

$67,406 - $73,382 Range

Hi-Rez Studios
3.8

$63K

$70K

$62,537 - $69,611 Range

Hardsuit Labs
3.7

$67K

$76K

$66,729 - $75,636 Range

343 Industries
2.6

343 Industries

Level Designer - Hourly Contractor
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$27 -$40

 hourly

$27

$40

$27 - $40 Range

Volition
4.0

Volition

Level Designer

$56K

$73K

$55,682 - $73,226 Range

Rooster Teeth Productions
3.6

$43K

$83K

$43,357 - $83,044 Range

WayForward Technologies
3.6

WayForward Technologies

Level Designer - Hourly
About 

$20 -$28

 hourly

$20

$28

$20 - $28 Range

Crystal Dynamics
3.5

$49K

$102K

$49,180 - $101,556 Range

Terminal Reality
2.5

Terminal Reality

Level Designer
About 

$54K -$77K

$54K

$77K

$53,819 - $77,199 Range

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8 days ago by a Narrative Designer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$130,000

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$60,000

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10 days ago by a Game Designer with less than one year of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Level Designer salaries

The national average salary for a Level Designer is $67,868 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Level Designer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 95 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Level Designer employees.

The highest salary for a Level Designer in United States is $97,537 per year.

The lowest salary for a Level Designer in United States is $47,224 per year.

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