A Game Tester earns an average wage of $12.04 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Game Tester Total Pay (?
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$20,608 - $51,359
(Median)
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51K
MEDIAN: $36,530
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Game Tester Total Pay (?
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$8.83 - $18.31
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,608 - $51,359  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,332  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,453 - $49,857  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.83 - $18.31  
   
Overtime
$11.06 - $22.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,332  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$19,453 - $49,857  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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Experience Affects Game Tester Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%
National Average
$29,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 2%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 22 votes.
Gender
Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 57%
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