Video Game Designer Salary with Design skills

For Video Game Designers with Design skills, annual average wages total $59K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 87 percent of Video Game Designers with Design skills are male. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Video Game Designers with Design skills. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,445 - $94,985
(Median)
$32K
$59K
$95K
MEDIAN: $59,012
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50%
90%

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

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$32,445 - $94,985  
   
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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$31,563 - $101,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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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.
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$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).
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$31,563 - $101,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Experience Affects Video Game Designer with Design skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 56%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 8%
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