Game Developer Salaries in United States

1,796 SalariesUpdated Jan 20, 2021

Average Base Pay
$50,923 / yr
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How much does a Game Developer make?

The national average salary for a Game Developer is $50,923 in United States. Filter by location to see Game Developer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,796 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Developer employees.

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Game Developer

Tynker

$58,394/yr

Range: $47K - $60K

5 salaries

$58,394/yr
$47K$60K

Game Developer

Rockstar Games

$56,000/yr

Range: $37K - $101K

5 salaries

$56,000/yr
$37K$101K

Game Developer

Fantasy Flight Games

$40,325/yr

Range: $40K - $43K

5 salaries

$40,325/yr
$40K$43K

Game Developer

Heavy Iron

$69,253/yr

Range: $69K - $74K

5 salaries

$69,253/yr
$69K$74K

Game Developer

Amazon

$103,059/yr

Range: $91K - $109K

4 salaries

$103,059/yr
$91K$109K

Game Developer

Big Fish Games

$66,073/yr

Range: $54K - $78K

4 salaries

$66,073/yr
$54K$78K

Game Developer

AppLovin

$113,869/yr

Range: $109K - $121K

3 salaries

$113,869/yr
$109K$121K

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Game Developer

Ubisoft

$100,882/yr

Range: $76K - $378K

3 salaries

$100,882/yr
$76K$378K

Game Developer

Raytheon Technologies

$83,659/yr

Range: $83K - $93K

3 salaries

$83,659/yr
$83K$93K

Game Developer

Electronic Arts

$59,456/yr

Range: $45K - $98K

3 salaries

$59,456/yr
$45K$98K

Game Developer

Game Show Network

$124,292/yr

Range: $113K - $131K

3 salaries

$124,292/yr
$113K$131K

Game Developer

KCG

About
$122K - $139K

2 salaries

About
$122K - $139K
$122K$139K

Game Developer

King Show Games

About
$73K - $80K

2 salaries

About
$73K - $80K
$73K$80K

Game Developer - Hourly

Strange Loop Games

About
$16 - $21hourly

2 salaries

About
$16 - $21hourly
$16$21

Game Developer - Monthly

Artix Entertainment

About
$3K - $3K

2 salaries

About
$3K - $3K
$3K$3K

Game Developer

General Dynamics Mission Systems

About
$90K - $103K

2 salaries

About
$90K - $103K
$90K$103K

Game Developer

Grover Gaming

About
$49K - $76K

2 salaries

About
$49K - $76K
$49K$76K

Game Developer

Moonbot Studios

About
$68K - $80K

2 salaries

About
$68K - $80K
$68K$80K

Game Developer

Raven Software

About
$63K - $73K

2 salaries

About
$63K - $73K
$63K$73K

Game Developer

Glu Mobile

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$77K - $96K

2 salaries

About
$77K - $96K
$77K$96K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$60,920
per year
A Gameplay Programmer in the New Orleans, LA Area area reported making $60,920 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New Orleans, LA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$35
hourly
A Game Developer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
Seattle, WA Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$105,000
per year
A Gameplay Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
An Unity Game Developer in the Portland, ME Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Portland, ME Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
A Game Programmer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
A Game Developer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$60,000
per year
A Game Developer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$32
hourly
An Unreal Engine Developer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $32 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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