Average Salary for Riot Games Employees

The median income for Riot Games employees is $82K per year. Though your role at the company and geography do impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at Riot Games. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Average pay is approximately $100K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $76K per year on average.


The highest paychecks go to Senior Software Engineers, who earn an average $140K annually, closely trailed by Software Engineers ($110K), Project Manager, Recruitings ($100K), and Associate Software Engineers (about $98K). Recruiting Coordinators are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $46K.


Residents of St. Louis, Mo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $123K per year; other top-paying cities include Los Angeles, Calif. ($88K) and Santa Monica, Calif. ($75K). Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $123K annually) in Missouri.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ScrumMasters, who make approximately $127K per year. Certified Scrum Coachs also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $123K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science (MS); Riot Games awards $175K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Agile Software Development; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $144K per year. Folks here also tend to know Sourcing; on the survey, one in ten of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Project Management, Adobe Photoshop, and Game Design.

Benefits and Perks

The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 28 percent. A strong majority of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). Nearly all employees have health insurance, and benefits for nearly all survey participants also include dental insurance. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, flexible hours, free drinks, and relocation expenses.

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Key Stats for Riot Games


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71 %
$45,302 - $99,159
$50,665 - $143,726

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
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