Game Designer Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

226 SalariesUpdated Jun 26, 2020

Average Base Pay
$71,666 / yr
22% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$6,668
Range$2,204 - $21,322

How much does a Game Designer make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Game Designer is $71,666 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 226 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Designer employees in San Francisco, CA.

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Game Designer

Storm8

$87,634/yr

Range: $79K - $104K

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$87,634/yr
$79K$104K

Game Designer

Electronic Arts

$89,545/yr

Range: $66K - $91K

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$89,545/yr
$66K$91K

Game Designer

Trion Worlds

$82,300/yr

Range: $66K - $86K

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$82,300/yr
$66K$86K

Game Designer - Hourly Intern

Electronic Arts

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$30 - $32hourly

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$30 - $32hourly
$30$32

Game Designer

Crystal Dynamics

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$87K - $93K

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

Game Designer - Hourly Intern

Gazillion Entertainment

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$25 - $28hourly

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$25 - $28hourly
$25$28

Game Designer - Hourly

STREAM CAPTAIN

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$44 - $48hourly

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$44 - $48hourly
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Associate Game Designer

Storm8

$67,603/yr

Range: $64K - $70K

6 salaries

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$67,603/yr
$64K$70K

Game Artist

Storm8

$72,145/yr

Range: $60K - $93K

6 salaries

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$72,145/yr
$60K$93K

Senior Game Designer

Electronic Arts

$113,096/yr

Range: $95K - $121K

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$113,096/yr
$95K$121K

Senior Game Designer

Trion Worlds

$98,365/yr

Range: $95K - $104K

5 salaries

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$98,365/yr
$95K$104K

Game Designer I

Electronic Arts

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$54K - $99K

2 salaries

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$54K - $99K
$54K$99K

Associate Game Designer

Trion Worlds

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$45K - $49K

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$45K - $49K
$45K$49K

2D Game Artist

Kabam

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$74K - $94K

2 salaries

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$74K - $94K
$74K$94K

Senior Game Designer

Storm8

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$95K - $103K

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$95K - $103K
$95K$103K

Senior Game Designer

Crystal Dynamics

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$91K - $100K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$91K - $100K
$91K$100K

Associate Game Designer - Hourly Contractor

Crystal Dynamics

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$19 - $20hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$19 - $20hourly
$19$20

Lead Game Designer

Storm8

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$135K - $146K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$135K - $146K
$135K$146K

Game Advisor - Hourly

GameStop

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$9 - $9hourly

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$9 - $9hourly
$9$9

Game Programmer

Crystal Dynamics

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$78K - $84K

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$78K - $84K
$78K$84K
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Recent Salary Reports

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$40,000
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A Game Designer reported making $40,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Game Designer reported making $100,000 per year
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Intern
10000+ employees
 
Company - Public
$80,929
per year
A Game Designer reported making $80,929 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$79,935
per year
A Game Designer reported making $79,935 per year
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Full-time
10000+ employees
 
Company - Public
$66,946
per year
A Game Designer reported making $66,946 per year
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$128,075
per year
A Game Designer reported making $128,075 per year
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8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$62,232
per year
A Game Designer reported making $62,232 per year
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Full-time
5001 to 10000 employees
 
Company - Public