How much does a Senior Game Developer make?

Updated Sep 18, 2021

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$122,970 /yr
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13 salaries

$87K

Low

$123K

Average

$174K

High

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The national average salary for Senior Game Developer is $122,970 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Game Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 13 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Game Developer employees.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Senior Game Developer

$111,028

 /yr
Range: $108K - $119K
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$108K

$119K

$107,560 - $118,589 Range

High 5 Games
3.5

High 5 Games

Senior Game Developer
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$132K -$153K

$132K

$153K

$131,648 - $152,753 Range

Time Inc.
3.1

Time Inc.

Senior Game Developer
About 

$124K -$147K

$124K

$147K

$123,624 - $146,523 Range

NEXON America
3.5

NEXON America

Senior Game Developer
About 

$88K -$97K

$88K

$97K

$88,181 - $97,476 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Senior Game Developer
About 

$117K -$147K

$117K

$147K

$117,461 - $146,849 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Senior Game Developer
About 

$116K -$138K

$116K

$138K

$116,007 - $137,765 Range

Zaah Technologies
2.8

Zaah Technologies

Senior Game Developer
About 

$123K -$132K

$123K

$132K

$122,619 - $131,607 Range

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Game Show Network
3.2

Game Show Network

Senior Game Developer
About 

$127K -$141K

$127K

$141K

$126,996 - $140,683 Range

MGA Entertainment
3.1

MGA Entertainment

Senior Game Developer
About 

$103K -$112K

$103K

$112K

$102,931 - $112,251 Range

BlueJeans Network
3.8

BlueJeans Network

Senior Game Developer
About 

$138K -$149K

$138K

$149K

$138,166 - $149,457 Range

Roblox
4.4

Roblox

Senior Game Developer
About 

$136K -$147K

$136K

$147K

$135,924 - $146,941 Range

Strange Loop Games

Senior Game Developer
About 

$111K -$120K

$111K

$120K

$110,593 - $119,805 Range

DoubleDown Interactive
3.8

DoubleDown Interactive

Senior Game Developer
About 

$126K -$138K

$126K

$138K

$125,522 - $138,076 Range

QuiBids
3.6

QuiBids

Senior Game Developer
About 

$121K -$132K

$121K

$132K

$120,556 - $131,962 Range

Ayush Software
3.5

Ayush Software

Senior Game Developer
About 

$252K -$275K

$252K

$275K

$252,077 - $274,571 Range

WildCard Games

Senior Game Developer
About 

$104K -$112K

$104K

$112K

$104,439 - $112,438 Range

Ludomade
3.8

Ludomade

Senior Game Developer
About 

$99K -$106K

$99K

$106K

$98,963 - $106,133 Range

Glu Mobile
4.4

Glu Mobile

Senior Game Developer
About 

$101K -$110K

$101K

$110K

$100,935 - $109,631 Range

WarnerMedia
3.9

WarnerMedia

Senior Game Developer
About 

$134K -$144K

$134K

$144K

$133,966 - $144,193 Range

3C Institute
3.1

3C Institute

Senior Game Developer
About 

$90K -$98K

$90K

$98K

$90,315 - $97,982 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Game Developer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Game Developer is $122,970 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Game Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 13 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Game Developer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Game Developer in United States is $173,550 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Game Developer in United States is $87,130 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Senior Game Developer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Senior Game Developer.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$127,690
per year
A Senior Remedy Developer in the Dayton, OH Area area reported making $127,690 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dayton, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$176,707
per year
A Senior Gameplay Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $176,707 per year
Additional Pay
$120k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$165,582
per year
A Senior Gameplay Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $165,582 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$151,182
per year
A Senior Game Programmer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $151,182 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$148,943
per year
A Senior Unity Developer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $148,943 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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