A Video Game Designer earns an average salary of C$49,330 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience strongly influences income for this job. A skill in Game Design is associated with high pay for this job.

C$34,066 - C$80,321
C$34K
C$49K
C$80K
MEDIAN: C$49,330
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50%
90%

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C$14.40 - C$30.20
C$14
C$20
C$30
MEDIAN: C$19.52
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$27KC$54KC$81K
Salary
C$34,066 - C$80,321  
   
Bonus
C$515 - C$19,392  
Profit Sharing
C$1,265  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$34,126 - C$80,203  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$14C$28C$42
Hourly Rate
C$14.40 - C$30.20  
   
Overtime
C$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
Bonus
C$515 - C$19,392  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,265  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$34,126 - C$80,203  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$46,305

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Key Stats for Video Game Designer

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Video Game Designer Salaries

Experienced
▲75%

Mid-Career
▲34%

National Average
C$46,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 27%