A Video Game Programmer earns an average salary of C$51,485 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

C$38,576 - C$89,947
(Median)
C$39K
C$51K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$51,485
10%
50%
90%

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C$13.00 - C$20.73
(Median)
C$
C$20
C$
MEDIAN: C$19.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$38,576 - C$89,947  
   
Bonus
C$1,983  
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$36,312 - C$89,889  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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$1,983  
   
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).
)
C$36,312 - C$89,889  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Experience Affects Video Game Programmer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 73%

Mid-Career
up arrow 49%

National Average
C$51,000


Skills That Affect Video Game Programmer Salaries

C#
up arrow 8%

C++
up arrow 5%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 2%

National Average
C$51,000

C# Programming Language
up arrow 1%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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