Lead Video Game Designer Salary

A Lead Video Game Designer earns an average salary of $93,926 per year.

$40,547 - $152,553
$41K
$95K
$150K
MEDIAN: $95,000
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Salary $40,547 - $152,553
Bonus $2,000
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$40,851 - $152,544
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Lead Video Game Designer

  • Develop creative design, vision and content for games.
  • Ensure on time delivery of the final product.
  • Evaluate and redesign gameplay based on testing and feedback.
  • Communicate creative vision to and manage development team.
  • Manage development of all aspects of gameplay design.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Video Game Designer

Pay by Experience for a Lead Video Game Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Video Game Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Video Game Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Lead Video Game Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 8 salaries. A Lead Video Game Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Lead Video Game Designer

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Lead Video Game Designer Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Late-Career
▲19%

National Average
$90,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼42%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 11%
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