A Video Game Programmer earns an average salary of C$51,352 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

C$39,208 - C$89,378
C$39K
C$51K
C$89K
MEDIAN: C$51,352
10%
50%
90%

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C$13.00 - C$20.73
C$20
MEDIAN: C$19.65
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$39,208 - C$89,378  
   
Bonus
C$1,965  
Total Pay (?
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C$36,752 - C$89,187  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$15C$30C$45
Hourly Rate
C$19.65  
   
Overtime
C$21.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$1,965  
   
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$36,752 - C$89,187  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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National Average: C$50,517

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Key Stats for Video Game Programmer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
7%
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Experience Affects Video Game Programmer Salaries

Experienced
▲74%

Mid-Career
▲53%

National Average
C$51,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Video Game Programmer Salaries

C#
▲9%

C++
▲5%

C++ Programming Language
▲1%

C# Programming Language
▼0%

National Average
C$51,000

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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