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Game Programmer Salaries in United States

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Average Base Pay
$50,923/yr
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$42K
Low
$51K
Average
$80K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,148
Range$1,039 - $7,975
How much does a Game Programmer make?

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

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Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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Naughty Dog
$117,109/yr
Range: $105K - $155K
14 salaries
$117,109/yr
$105K$155K
THQ Nordic
$84,348/yr
Range: $68K - $95K
6 salaries
$84,348/yr
$68K$95K
Papaya Studio
$60,025/yr
Range: $47K - $98K
6 salaries
$60,025/yr
$47K$98K
CrowdStar
$101,245/yr
Range: $84K - $105K
4 salaries
$101,245/yr
$84K$105K
Petroglyph Games
$76,595/yr
Range: $65K - $99K
4 salaries
$76,595/yr
$65K$99K
ArenaNet
$69,595/yr
Range: $69K - $72K
3 salaries
$69,595/yr
$69K$72K
Heavy Iron
$76,342/yr
Range: $55K - $77K
3 salaries
$76,342/yr
$55K$77K

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1st Playable Productions
$74,274/yr
Range: $55K - $76K
3 salaries
$74,274/yr
$55K$76K
Boeing
$83,405/yr
Range: $79K - $89K
2 salaries
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$79K - $89K
$79K$89K
Booz Allen Hamilton
$83,648/yr
Range: $81K - $87K
2 salaries
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$81K - $87K
$81K$87K
PlayStation
$94,233/yr
Range: $88K - $99K
2 salaries
About
$88K - $99K
$88K$99K
Sony Online Entertainment
$80,495/yr
Range: $72K - $89K
2 salaries
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$72K - $89K
$72K$89K
Age of Learning
$28/hr
Range: $27 - $29
2 salaries
About
$27 - $29
hourly
$27$29
Vicarious Visions
$88,181/yr
Range: $81K - $95K
2 salaries
About
$81K - $95K
$81K$95K
Schell Games
$69,160/yr
Range: $61K - $78K
2 salaries
About
$61K - $78K
$61K$78K
Arkadium
$76,485/yr
Range: $68K - $86K
2 salaries
About
$68K - $86K
$68K$86K
Avatar Reality
$20/hr
Range: $19 - $21
2 salaries
About
$19 - $21
hourly
$19$21
Idol Minds
$63,650/yr
Range: $59K - $68K
2 salaries
About
$59K - $68K
$59K$68K
Hashbang Games
$26/hr
Range: $25 - $27
2 salaries
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$25 - $27
hourly
$25$27
Amazon
$92,164/yr
Range: $89K - $96K
1 employee salary or estimate
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$89K - $96K
$89K$96K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$35
hourly
A Graphics Programmer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$60,663
per year
A Game Engineer in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $60,663 per year
Job Highlights
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$62,000
per year
A Graphics Programmer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $62,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
A Game Programmer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Game Developer in the Greenville, NC Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Greenville, NC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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