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How much does a Video Game Tester make?

Updated Sep 23, 2021

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Experience

$62,416 /yr
Average Base Pay

5,686 salaries

$36K

Low

$62K

Average

$109K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Video Game Tester is $62,416 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Video Game Tester salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5686 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Video Game Tester employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
QA Tester$58,669 /yr
L3
Senior QA Tester$81,219 /yr
L4
Lead QA Tester$61,850 /yr
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THQ Nordic
3.2

THQ Nordic

Video Game Tester - Monthly
About 

$2K -$2K

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$2K

$2K

$1,853 - $2,312 Range

WayForward Technologies
3.6

WayForward Technologies

Video Game Tester - Hourly
About 

$9 -$10

 hourly

$9

$10

$9 - $10 Range

US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Video Game Tester - Hourly
About 

$17 -$19

 hourly

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

HCL Technologies
3.7

HCL Technologies

Video Game Tester - Hourly Contractor
About 

$11 -$12

 hourly

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

Adecco
3.6

Adecco

Video Game Tester - Hourly
About 

$15 -$17

 hourly

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

DONE by NONE
4.1

DONE by NONE

Video Game Tester - Hourly
About 

$50 -$55

 hourly

$50

$55

$50 - $55 Range

Nones

Video Game Tester - Hourly
About 

$15 -$15

 hourly

$15

$15

$15 - $15 Range

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James Hardie
4.1

James Hardie

Video Game Tester - Hourly
About 

$12 -$13

 hourly

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

Ubisoft
3.9

Ubisoft

Video Game Tester - Hourly
About 

$7 -$7

 hourly

$7

$7

$7 - $7 Range

Nintendo of America
4.1

Nintendo of America

Video Game Tester - Hourly
About 

$27 -$29

 hourly

$27

$29

$27 - $29 Range

Nintendo of America
4.1

Nintendo of America

Video Game Tester - Hourly
About 

$11 -$11

 hourly

$11

$11

$11 - $11 Range

Nintendo of America
4.1

Nintendo of America

Video Game Tester - Hourly Contractor
About 

$12 -$13

 hourly

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

2K
4.1

2K

Video Game Tester - Hourly
About 

$10 -$12

 hourly

$10

$12

$10 - $12 Range

C2S Technologies
3.8

C2S Technologies

Video Game Tester - Hourly Contractor
About 

$13 -$13

 hourly

$13

$13

$13 - $13 Range

Video Gaming Technologies
3.2

Video Gaming Technologies

Video Game Tester - Monthly
About 

$5K -$5K

$5K

$5K

$5,008 - $5,435 Range

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment
3.1

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment

Video Game Tester - Monthly
About 

$2K -$2K

$2K

$2K

$2,123 - $2,315 Range

4

No One Left Behind

Video Game Tester - Monthly
About 

₹17K -₹19K

₹17K

₹19K

₹17,024 - ₹18,530 Range

High Moon Studios
4

High Moon Studios

Video Game Tester - Hourly Contractor
About 

$18 -$20

 hourly

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

Nintendo
4

Nintendo

Video Game Tester - Hourly
About 

$27 -$29

 hourly

$27

$29

$27 - $29 Range

Testronic
3.9

Testronic

Video Game Tester - Monthly
About 

PLN 4K -PLN 5K

PLN 4K

PLN 5K

PLN 4,227 - PLN 4,623 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Video Game Tester salaries

The national average salary for a Video Game Tester is $62,416 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Video Game Tester salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5686 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Video Game Tester employees.

The highest salary for a Video Game Tester in United States is $109,225 per year.

The lowest salary for a Video Game Tester in United States is $35,667 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$45,000
per year
A QA/Testing in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$14
hourly
A Motherboard Tester in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Test in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$50
hourly
A Software QA Tester in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $50 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Software QA Tester in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
A Linguistic Tester in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Test in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$55
hourly
A Software QA Tester in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $55 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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