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Average Salary for Riot Games Employees

The average employee at Riot Games takes home $74K annually. How long you've been working is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at Riot Games; geography has a (lesser) effect as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Riot Games typically pays:
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Employer: Riot Games
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Web Content Specialist (2)
$27,272 - $63,450  
[-]Web Content Specialist (2)
Total Pay$27,272 - $63,450  
[+]Recruiter (2)
$44,868 - $110,921  
[+]Recruiter (2)
Salary$47,658 - $107,852  
Total Pay$44,868 - $110,921  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $85K per year. The largest slice of the Riot Games workforce (44 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $71K annually.


Recruiters earn the highest median pay at approximately $81K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Cisco Certified Network Associates have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $67K annually. At Riot Games, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) receive the highest salaries at $130K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be People Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $180K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Riot Games is Project Management; roughly a sixth of employees use it for work. Many workers usually know Data Analysis, Agile, and Editing as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only 29 percent enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Nearly all employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Riot Games provides health insurance to the vast majority of employees, and a large number of employees do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, stock options, flexible hours, and gym membership.

Key Stats for Riot Games


23 %
77 %
$63,871 - $110,893
$55,369 - $147,395
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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