Video Game Designer Salary with Design skills (United States)

The average pay for a Video Game Designer with Design skills is $59,471 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Video Game Designer with Design skills Total Pay (?
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$30,594 - $97,674
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $59,470
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Video Game Designer with Design skills Total Pay (?
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$8.07 - $248.32
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,594 - $97,674  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $13,809  
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $51,395  
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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$30,992 - $114,377  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$8.07 - $248.32  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $13,809  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $51,395  
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).
)
$30,992 - $114,377  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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San Francisco
up arrow 26%
Seattle
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National Average
$63,000
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Experience Affects Video Game Designer with Design skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 55%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$63,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 13%
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