How much does a Level Designer make?

Updated Jun 22, 2021

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$67,446 /yr
Average Base Pay

90 salaries

$47K

Low

$67K

Average

$96K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Level Designer is $67,446 in United States. Filter by location to see Level Designer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 90 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Level Designer employees.

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Take-Two
4.5

Take-Two

Level Designer

$100,256

 /yr
Range: $65K - $104K
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$65K

$104K

$64,556 - $104,018 Range

Treyarch
3.8

Treyarch

Level Designer

$67,747

 /yr
Range: $60K - $75K

$60K

$75K

$60,199 - $74,811 Range

Walt Disney Company
4

Walt Disney Company

Level Designer

$71,634

 /yr
Range: $62K - $77K

$62K

$77K

$61,542 - $77,082 Range

Blizzard Entertainment
3.5

Blizzard Entertainment

Level Designer

$83,011

 /yr
Range: $70K - $94K

$70K

$94K

$70,196 - $94,028 Range

Gearbox Software
3.3

Gearbox Software

Level Designer

$79,501

 /yr
Range: $42K - $86K

$42K

$86K

$42,006 - $85,855 Range

id Software
4

id Software

Level Designer

$76,265

 /yr
Range: $46K - $106K

$46K

$106K

$46,234 - $106,083 Range

Redemption Games
4.7

Redemption Games

Level Designer

$49,463

 /yr
Range: $44K - $50K

$44K

$50K

$43,997 - $50,271 Range

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Vicarious Visions
4

Vicarious Visions

Level Designer
About 

$53K -$63K

$53K

$63K

$52,949 - $63,450 Range

Mass Virtual
3.6

Mass Virtual

Level Designer
About 

$44K -$66K

$44K

$66K

$43,939 - $65,588 Range

343 Industries
2.9

343 Industries

Level Designer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$25 -$37

 hourly

$25

$37

$25 - $37 Range

ZeniMax Media
3.7

ZeniMax Media

Level Designer
About 

$51K -$102K

$51K

$102K

$51,168 - $101,766 Range

Volition
4.1

Volition

Level Designer
About 

$52K -$69K

$52K

$69K

$52,039 - $68,944 Range

Rooster Teeth Productions
2.9

Rooster Teeth Productions

Level Designer
About 

$40K -$77K

$40K

$77K

$39,882 - $77,026 Range

Terminal Reality
2.5

Terminal Reality

Level Designer
About 

$50K -$72K

$50K

$72K

$49,816 - $72,373 Range

Hi-Rez Studios
4.2

Hi-Rez Studios

Level Designer
About 

$58K -$64K

$58K

$64K

$57,531 - $64,279 Range

WayForward Technologies
3.5

WayForward Technologies

Level Designer - Hourly
About 

$18 -$26

 hourly

$18

$26

$18 - $26 Range

Virtual Heroes

Level Designer
About 

$55K -$59K

$55K

$59K

$54,562 - $59,109 Range

The Workshop Entertainment
3.2

The Workshop Entertainment

Level Designer
About 

$49K -$53K

$49K

$53K

$48,757 - $53,092 Range

DONE by NONE
4.1

DONE by NONE

Level Designer - Hourly
About 

$14 -$16

 hourly

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Freelance
4.2

Freelance

Level Designer
About 

$60K -$66K

$60K

$66K

$60,411 - $65,925 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$15
hourly
A Game Designer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
A Game Designer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
A Game Designer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Additional Pay
$200 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Game Master in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Franchise
$11
hourly
A Game Designer in the Corvallis, OR Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Corvallis, OR Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$73,000
per year
A Game Producer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $73,000 per year
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$145,000
per year
A Content Designer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Additional Pay
$28k cash bonus
$5k profit sharing
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
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