Video Game Designer with Design Skills Salary

Earnings for Video Game Designers with Design skills come in at around $58K annually on average. Cash earnings for Video Game Designers with Design skills — including $11K in bonuses and $71K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $32K to $105K depending on individual performance. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Video Game Designers with Design skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 87 percent of Video Game Designers with Design skills are male. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$35,115 - $93,558
(Median)
$35K
$58K
$94K
MEDIAN: $58,269
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90%

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$9.93 - $71.49
(Median)
$9
$26
$71
MEDIAN: $26.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,115 - $93,558  
   
Bonus
$367.02 - $10,523  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $71,490  
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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$31,696 - $105,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $71.49  
   
Overtime
$47.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$367.02 - $10,523  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $71,490  
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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$31,696 - $105,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Video Game Designer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 59%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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