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Gaming Software Engineer / Programmer Salary

The average pay for a Gaming Software Engineer / Programmer is $59,780 per year.
$35,479 - $75,217
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $59,780
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,479 - $75,217  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $3,847  
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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$33,935 - $75,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
United States (change)

Job Description for Gaming Software Engineer / Programmer

  • Write code that provides real-time interactive response under varying system and network conditions.
  • Test and document software.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for games, including personal computer, console, networked, and online multiplayer.

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 30%