The highest average salaries go to Senior Software Engineers, who bring in close to around $140K per year, though Software Engineers are not far behind at $110K along with Project Manager, Recruitings (approximately $100K) and Associate Software Engineers ($98K). With salaries averaging about $51K, Web Content Specialists are among the lowest paid at Riot Games.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $100K annually. The greater proportion of employees (50 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $75K per year.
Residents of Los Angeles, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $88K annually; other top-paying cities include Santa Monica, Calif. ($80K) and St. Louis, Mo. (approximately $78K). Riot Games workers in California earn the most — around $87K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ScrumMasters earn $148K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The best paid folks at Riot Games have a Master of Science (MS), earning about $180K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Data Analysis; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $90K annually. Sourcing is a popular skill among Riot Games workers, with nearly one-tenth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are HTML, Adobe Photoshop, and Full-Cycle Recruiting.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about one in four employees — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and most workers use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all survey participants, and for almost all employees, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include a casual working environment, flexible hours, free drinks, and gym membership.