Software Developer, Games Salary (United States)

A Software Developer, Games earns an average salary of $67,809 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in ActionScript is associated with high pay for this job.
Software Developer, Games Total Pay (?
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$41,499 - $100,706
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100K
MEDIAN: $67,809
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Software Developer, Games Total Pay (?
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$8.07 - $79.46
(Median)
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26
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79
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,499 - $100,706  
   
Bonus
$147.95 - $14,848  
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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$36,895 - $105,591  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$8.07 - $79.46  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$147.95 - $14,848  
   
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).
)
$36,895 - $105,591  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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Job Description for Software Developer, Games
  • 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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San Francisco
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New York
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National Average
$69,000
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Experience Affects Software Developer, Games Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 45%
Mid-Career
up arrow 31%
National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Software Developer, Games Salaries

ActionScript
up arrow 29%
National Average
$69,000
C++
up arrow 1%
Java
up arrow 12%
C#
up arrow 14%
Objective-C
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Gender
Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%
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