Lead Video Game Designer Salary

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

$50,335 - $147,712
$50K
$94K
$150K
MEDIAN: $93,926
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$50,335 - $147,712  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,068  
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$40,851 - $146,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Lead Video Game Designer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%
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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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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