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Average Salary for Riot Games Employees

Riot Games employees bring home $77K per year on average. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, geography is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at Riot Games. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Riot Games typically pays:
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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $100K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (42 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $72K per year.


Recruiters are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $81K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS); Riot Games awards around $130K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $180K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; a little less than one-fifth deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Data Analysis, Video/Computer Gaming Software, and Editing.

Benefits and Perks

Only a quarter of survey participants enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Riot Games sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all workers use this option to save for their retirement. The vast majority of workers receive health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, stock options, gym membership, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Riot Games


22 %
78 %
$63,871 - $110,893
$51,064 - $142,431
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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