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Video Game Designer Salary with Design skills

Earnings for Video Game Designers with Design skills come in at around $60K per year on average. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Video Game Designers with Design skills who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 88 percent. Job satisfaction for Video Game Designers with Design skills is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$31,850 - $95,797
(Median)
$32K
$60K
$96K
MEDIAN: $59,644
10%
50%
90%

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$8.14 - $69.04
(Median)
$8
$27
$69
MEDIAN: $26.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$31,850 - $95,797  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $13,906  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $50,868  
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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$31,433 - $102,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$8.14 - $69.04  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $13,906  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $50,868  
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).
)
$31,433 - $102,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Experience Affects Video Game Designer with Design skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 53%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 9%
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