Average Salary for Riot Games Employees

Employees at Riot Games make $77K annually on average. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at Riot Games, but your role at the company and geography affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $115K per year. The greater proportion of employees (48 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $73K annually.


The highest paychecks go to Software Engineers, who earn an average $125K per year, closely trailed by Project Manager, Recruitings (around $100K), Associate Software Engineers (about $98K), and Recruiters ($65K). With salaries averaging approximately $46K, Recruiting Coordinators are among the lowest paid at Riot Games.


Residents of Santa Monica, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $85K annually; other top-paying cities include St. Louis, Mo. (about $78K) and Los Angeles, Calif. ($75K). Across Riot Games' U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $84K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Regarding salaries and education, Riot Games pays those with a Master of Science (MS) the most — around $175K.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be People Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $180K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Riot Games workers, with close to a seventh of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Data Analysis, Sourcing, and Customer Service were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Riot Games provides health insurance to the vast majority of workers, and a large number of respondents do receive dental coverage. Riot Games also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, stock options, free drinks, and relocation expenses.

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Key Stats for Riot Games


25 %
75 %
$64,453 - $117,916
$49,316 - $140,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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based on 3 votes.

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