Software Developer, Games Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Software Developer, Games is $67,047 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Software Developer, Games Total Pay (?
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$40,359 - $100,729
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MEDIAN: $67,046
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Software Developer, Games Total Pay (?
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$8.14 - $78.91
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,359 - $100,729  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $15,050  
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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$36,628 - $105,390  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$8.14 - $78.91  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$103.04 - $15,050  
   
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).
)
$36,628 - $105,390  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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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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New York
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San Francisco
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National Average
$68,000
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Experience Affects Software Developer, Games Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$68,000

Skills That Affect Software Developer, Games Salaries

C++
0%
National Average
$68,000
Java
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C#
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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 16%
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