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Game Programmer Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$63,543 / yr
25% above national average
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Average$2,256
Range$13 - $9,387

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

The average salary for a Game Programmer is $63,543 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 116 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Programmer employees in San Francisco, CA.

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Game Programmer

CrowdStar

$102,025/yr

Range: $85K - $106K

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$102,025/yr
$85K$106K

Game Programmer

Accenture

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$92K - $99K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$92K - $99K
$92K$99K

Game Programmer

Facebook

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$112K - $119K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$112K - $119K
$112K$119K

Game Programmer

WarnerMedia

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$101K - $110K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$101K - $110K
$101K$110K

Game Programmer

PlayStation

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$89K - $97K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$89K - $97K
$89K$97K

Game Programmer

Ubisoft

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$131K - $142K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$131K - $142K
$131K$142K

Game Programmer

Pocket Gems

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$89K - $97K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$89K - $97K
$89K$97K

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Game Programmer

Lucasfilm

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$101K - $108K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$101K - $108K
$101K$108K

Game Programmer

Naughty Dog

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$117K - $125K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$117K - $125K
$117K$125K

Game Programmer

Take-Two

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$71K - $77K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$71K - $77K
$71K$77K

Game Programmer

Crystal Dynamics

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$78K - $84K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$78K - $84K
$78K$84K

Game Programmer

Sanzaru Games

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$102K - $111K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$102K - $111K
$102K$111K

Game Programmer - Intern

PacketZoom

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$36K - $39K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$36K - $39K
$36K$39K

Game Advisor - Hourly

GameStop

$9/hr

Range: $7 - $15

17 salaries

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$9/hr
$7$15

Game Designer

Zynga

$93,506/yr

Range: $56K - $128K

11 salaries

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$93,506/yr
$56K$128K

Game Artist

TinyCo

$53,813/yr

Range: $51K - $76K

11 salaries

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$53,813/yr
$51K$76K

Game Designer

Storm8

$87,831/yr

Range: $79K - $104K

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$87,831/yr
$79K$104K

Game Artist

Storm8

$75,165/yr

Range: $60K - $93K

9 salaries

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$75,165/yr
$60K$93K

Senior Game Designer

Trion Worlds

$98,542/yr

Range: $95K - $105K

9 salaries

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$98,542/yr
$95K$105K
$12/hr
$10$15
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$95,277
per year
A Game Developer reported making $95,277 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$117,165
per year
A Gameplay Programmer reported making $117,165 per year
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$30,000
per year
A Game Developer reported making $30,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$50,941
per year
A Game Developer reported making $50,941 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
5001 to 10000 employees
 
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$100,000
per year
A Gameplay Engineer reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$119,000
per year
A Front End Game Developer reported making $119,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$135,000
per year
A Gameplay Programmer reported making $135,000 per year
Additional Pay
$16k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$105,000
per year
A Gameplay Engineer reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$80,226
per year
A Gameplay Engineer reported making $80,226 per year
Additional Pay
$18k stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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