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Game Designer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$84,480/yr
15% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$61K
Low
$84K
Average
$114K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,449
Range$2,278 - $25,520
How much does a Game Designer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Game Designer is $84,480 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 48 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Designer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    MZ
    $97,801/yr
    Range: $93K - $111K
    4 salaries
    $97,801/yr
    $93K$111K
    Cryptic Studios
    $69,630/yr
    Range: $56K - $80K
    3 salaries
    $69,630/yr
    $56K$80K
    About
    $34 - $42
    hourly
    $34$42
    Aeria Games
    $49,242/yr
    Range: $46K - $53K
    2 salaries
    About
    $46K - $53K
    $46K$53K
    Lightside Games
    $37,003/yr
    Range: $35K - $39K
    2 salaries
    About
    $35K - $39K
    $35K$39K
    Apple
    $94,735/yr
    Range: $91K - $98K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $91K - $98K
    $91K$98K
    Google
    $152,904/yr
    Range: $146K - $159K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $146K - $159K
    $146K$159K

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    Intuit
    $94,423/yr
    Range: $91K - $98K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $91K - $98K
    $91K$98K
    eBay
    $97,116/yr
    Range: $93K - $101K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $93K - $101K
    $93K$101K
    Walt Disney Company
    $91,417/yr
    Range: $88K - $95K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $88K - $95K
    $88K$95K
    Ciber
    $90,557/yr
    Range: $87K - $94K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $87K - $94K
    $87K$94K
    Fiserv
    $83,452/yr
    Range: $80K - $87K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $80K - $87K
    $80K$87K
    Playdom
    $109,281/yr
    Range: $106K - $113K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $106K - $113K
    $106K$113K
    Aeria Games
    $16/hr
    Range: $16 - $17
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $16 - $17
    hourly
    $16$17
    Cogswell College
    $76,098/yr
    Range: $74K - $79K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $74K - $79K
    $74K$79K
    Game Closure
    $91,828/yr
    Range: $89K - $95K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $89K - $95K
    $89K$95K
    Concept Art House
    $39,536/yr
    Range: $38K - $41K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $38K - $41K
    $38K$41K
    Punch Entertainment
    $46,913/yr
    Range: $45K - $49K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $45K - $49K
    $45K$49K
    Glorra Studios
    $62,913/yr
    Range: $60K - $65K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $60K - $65K
    $60K$65K
    Choice Provision
    $74,246/yr
    Range: $71K - $78K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $71K - $78K
    $71K$78K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $120,677
    per year
    A Content Designer reported making $120,677 per year
    Additional Pay
    $12k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $113,746
    per year
    A Game Producer reported making $113,746 per year
    Additional Pay
    $21k cash bonus
    $26k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $71,594
    per year
    A Content Designer reported making $71,594 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $69,630
    per year
    A Game Designer reported making $69,630 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment